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Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Lemon Cheesecake BarsNo need to wait for a special occasion for cheesecake. Enjoy these creamy lemon bars tonight.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 large eggs
2/3 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon yellow food coloring, (optional)
1 cup sour cream

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. 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 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake for 25 minutes.
  3. Place cream cheese, eggs, evaporated milk, granulated sugar, flour, lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour into partially baked crust. Bake for additional 15 minutes or until set.
  5. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  6. Spread sour cream over top; refrigerate.
  7. Cut into bars. Garnish as desired.

Makes 24 bars.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.