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Eggnog Cheesecake Bars

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