Orange Cream Squares

Pat Duran


This is another recipe I used for that summer shower party.
It was so creamy to eat and the flavor just danced on your tongue.
Nary a one left. Good ol' "Betty", she has the best kitchen crew. You and your family will love this easy recipe.

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makes 24


15 Min


30 Min


16 oz
roll create 'n bake refrigerated sugar cookies
3 Tbsp
grated orange peel_from 2 oranges
2 pkg
(8 oz. ea.) cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
orange marmalade
1 tsp
orange extract
2 large
3 Tbsp
heavy whipping cream
2 dash(es)
orange food color (or 2 yellow and 1 red)
1 1/2 tsp
1/2 c
white vanilla baking chips

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350^. Press cookie dough evenly on bottom and 1 inch up sides of ungreased 13x9-inch glass baking dish(use floured finger if too sticky.)Sprinkle with the orange peel.
In medium bowl, beat cheese,sugar, marmalade and extract with mixer on medium-high for 1 minute or until blended. Add eggs; beat 2 minutes until creamy. Spread evenly in crust.
Bake 29-35 minutes -until crust is golden and center is set. Cool 1 hour.
Microwave heavy cream and food coloring for 30 seconds uncovered- do not boil.
Add butter and caking chips; stir until chips melt.
Spread over bars.
Chill 1 1/2 hours or until firm.
To serve- cut into 6x4 rows with a sharp thin knife-wiping knife after each cut. Cover and chill any remaining dessert squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids