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Eggnog Cheesecake Bars

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Cheesy baked bars topped with almonds - perfect dessert to impress your guests. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Crust

2
cups graham cracker crumbs (32 squares)
3/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup blanched whole almonds, finely chopped
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon

Filling

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons ground nutmeg
1/2
cup whipping cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs

Topping

1/2
cup blanched whole almonds, finely chopped, toasted

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir crust ingredients until well blended. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 8 minutes.
  • 2
    In clean large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until softened. Gradually beat in granulated sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, the nutmeg, cream and vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until creamy. Pour mixture over crust.
  • 3
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes longer or until center is set. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup toasted almonds; press in slightly. Cool 1 1/2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows, using thin knife and wiping blade occasionally. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Try crushed vanilla wafer cookies instead of the graham cracker crumbs.
  • To toast almonds, bake in shallow pan at 350°F for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
320
% Daily Value
Total Fat
36g
55%
Saturated Fat
19g
93%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
300mg
12%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
18g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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