Lemon Cheesecake Bars
These Lemon Cheesecake Bars are a perfect light dessert. Easy enough to make for any day of the week, but attractive enough to serve after a holiday meal or party. Consider cutting into small squares and serving in square paper treat cups at a mini dessert bar.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, at room temperature
- 2 large eggs
- 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
- 1 teaspoon yellow food coloring (optional)
- 1 cup sour cream
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
COMBINE flour and powdered sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until crumbly. Press onto bottom and 1-inch up sides of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
BAKE for 25 minutes.
PLACE cream cheese, eggs, evaporated milk, granulated sugar, flour, lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour into partially baked crust.
BAKE for additional 15 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on wire rack. Spread sour cream over top; refrigerate. Cut into bars. Garnish as desired.
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ok after tweaking
by the recipe, was very blah even doubling the lemon juice. The crust should have some brown sugar in it....too bland. And I did not love the sour cream on top. I mixed lemon instant pudding in cool whip and layered that on top and then I really liked it.
Extremely Easy and sooo good!
This recipe was extremely easy to make, the cheescake was so creamy, everybody loved them. I'd make them again.
The crust tastes like shortbread. Creamy lemon cheesecake. My husband loves it.
Nice and smooth
This recipe was easy to make and my kids loved it.
i just loved this receipe I added lemon flavoing to the icing.
Serving Size: 1/24 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 200
- Calories from Fat: 120
- Total Fat: 14g (21% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 9g (43% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 55mg (18% of DV)
- Sodium: 100mg (4% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 16g (5% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
- Sugars: 7g
- Protein: 3g
- Vitamin A: 8% of DV
- Vitamin C: 0% of DV
- Calcium: 4% of DV
- Iron: 4% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.