Lemon-blueberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe

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Lemon-blueberry cheesecake bars

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

I may have already placed this recipe here, but can't find it, so I'm doing it again. The lemon really brings out the delicious flavor of the blueberries and oh so creamy!


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Rating:

Serves:

9

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
or more, as needed crushed reduced-fat graham crackers, crushed into crunmbs or buy the box of already crushed crackers if you can find them
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
grated lemon zest
1/4 c
unsalted butter, melted
2
8 oz pkgs reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
2 large
eggs
2 Tbsp
grated lemon zest
1/2 c
sugar
1-1/2 c
blueberries, i used wild blueberries, frozen
1/4 c
lemon juice
1 c
packed light brown sugar
3/4 c
flour
6 Tbsp
cold unsalted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325, line an 8"-square baking pan w/ foil and spray w/ cooking spray. In bowl mix cracker crumbs, 2 tbsp sugar, 1 tsp grated lemon zest and melted butter until combined. Press mix into bottom of pan. Bake 10 mins, let cool.
2
In lg bowl, beat cream cheese, eggs, 2 tbsp lemon zest, lemon juice and 1/2 cup brown sugar until smooth. Pour cream cheese mix over crust.
3
In small bowl, mix remaining brown sugar, flour and cold butter, ( you may want to cut the butter up first, ) mix w/ fingers until crumbly. Sprinkle over cream cheese mix. Bake 35-40 min, or until center is almost set, it will jiggle lightly when moved. Refrigerate 1 hr to set. Cut into 9 bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American