Easy Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An easy to make cookie that is delicious, with raspberries shining through an almond-laced cream cheese bar.
Photo and recipe adapted from Land O'Lakes.


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Serves:

32

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
fresh or frozen raspberries
1/3 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter
1-1/2 c
flour
1/4 c
sliced almonds
3 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
3
eggs
3/4 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter and 1/3 cup of sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy.
Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Press mixture onto bottom of lightly greased 13 X 9 inch baking pan.
2
Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 16 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned.
3
Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar and cornstarch in large bowl until creamy at medium speed.
Add eggs and almond extract; beat until well mixed.
Sprinkle raspberries over hot, partially baked crust.
Pour cream cheese mixture over berries; sprinkle with almonds.
4
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned.
Cool completely on wire rack.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Cut into bars.
Store refrigerated.
5
If using frozen raspberries, completely thaw and drain on paper towels before using.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American