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Raspberry Lemonade Cheesecake Bars

Raspberry Lemonade Cheesecake Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 50 min
  • Servings 24

Refreshingly tart lemon cheesecake filling with swirls of fresh raspberries baked on a sugar cookie crust. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Crust

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1
teaspoon finely grated lemon peel

Filling

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon finely grated lemon peel
2
eggs
1/3
cup fresh lemon juice
1
cup fresh raspberries

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Spray bottom only of 13 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix Crust ingredients with spoon until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven to cooling rack; cool 10 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon peel with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, scraping down side of bowl frequently. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until just blended. Beat in lemon juice. Reserve 1/4 cup filling; set aside. Spread remaining filling evenly over cooled crust.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mash raspberries with fork. Push mixture through small strainer with back of spoon to make 1/4 cup raspberry puree. Stir puree into reserved filling. Drop tablespoonfuls raspberry mixture on cream cheese layer. With knife, carefully swirl into top of cream cheese layer.
  • 5
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 30 minutes on cooling rack. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until cooled completely. Cut in 6 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • For a pretty look, top bars with fresh raspberries just before serving.
  • To quickly soften cream cheese, remove from wrapper, and place on microwavable plate; microwave uncovered on High about 15 seconds or just until softened.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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