Christmas Cherry Cheesecake Bars
1/3 ccold butter
1/3 cbrown sugar, firmly packed
8 ozcream cheese, softened
1/4 cgranulated sugar
1 Tbsplemon juice
1/4 cgreen maraschino cherries
1/4 cred maraschino cherries
How to Make Christmas Cherry Cheesecake Bars
Cut butter in chunks, add brown sugar and flour. Mix at low speed. Mix at medium speed for 1 minute.
Reserve 1/2 cup crumbs.
Press remaining crust mixture into an 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in center of oven at 350^ for 10-12 minutes.
Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg and lemon juice together at medium speed until fluffy about 2 minutes. Stir in chopped fruit. Spread filling over hot crust, sprinkle with reserved crumbs.
Continue baking for 18-20 minutes or until filling is set and lightly browned. Cool in refrigerator.