Cream Cheese (always raises to the top) Almond Bar

TJ Fields

By
@GlitterBaker

Cream always rises to the top and why not! A must try! Easy, fun and yummy! Perfect goodie to add to your cookie platter. These Cream Cheese Almond Bars are so good and have many different textures and flavors in one bite!

Whole Foods, Sprouts, Bristol Foods or any specialty store, carry the perfect Almonds as well as Almond Extract.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

2 c
flour
1 c
butter land of lakes
1/2 c
powdered sugar

FILLING

8 oz
cream cheese softened
1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract

FROSTING

1 1/2 c
powered sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST DIRECTIONS: Mix and press crust ingredients into a greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
2
FILLING DIRECTIONS: A: Beat cream cheese and sugar for the filling in a processor or mixer.
3
B: Add the rest of the filling ingredients and beat until just mixed.
4
C: Pour filling mixture over crust and bake for another 15 minutes.
5
FROSTING DIRECTIONS: A: Combine all frosting ingredients; powered sugar, butter, milk and almond extract with a mixer.

B: Frost bars when they are cool and top with sliced almonds, if desired.
6
C: Cut into approx. 24 squares and serve immediately or serve chilled.
7
Store in refrigerator or you can even freeze!
Have a cup and coffee and remember, Cream Always rises to the top!

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