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Light and Easy Cheesecake Bars


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  • 1/3 Cup Butter, softened
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 4 Tbs. Lemon Juice, divided
  • 1 1/4 Cups Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 2 Pkg. (8 oz. each) Cream Cheese
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tsp. Grated Lemon Peel
  • 18 Fresh Raspberries, halved



Step 1

Line a 9" pan with foil, coat with cooking spray and set aside. In a small bowl, beat butter and 1/4 cup sugar until smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir in 2 Tbs. lemon juice. Add flour and salt and mix well. Press into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 14-16 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Meanwhile in a small bowl, combine cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth. Add egg; beat on low speed until just combined. Stir in lemon peel and remaining lemon juice. Pour over crust. Bake 14-18 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Using foil, lift bars out of pan. Gently peel off foil and cut into bars. Garnish with raspberries. Yield 1 1/2 dozen bars

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