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creamy lemon cheese cake bars

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Recipe by
Carole F
Here, FL

I love this recipe for its simplicity, it is made from a box cake mix. I have been making it since the early 70's..I do believe I got it out of a small pillsbury bake off cookbook. It is one of my easy and very yummy. I wish I had a picture to show you..maybe I will make this again over the holidays and post my pictures.

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Ingredients For creamy lemon cheese cake bars

  • 1 box
    regular size lemon cake mix
  • 2 pkg
    8 ounce softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • fresh whipping cream, maraschino cherries w/stems

How To Make creamy lemon cheese cake bars

  • 1
    Measure 1 cup dry cake mix; set aside. Combine remaining mix with 1 egg and 1/3 oil. Press in the bottom of a greased 9X13 baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, combine reserved mix, 2 eggs, cream cheese and sugar. Beat at low speed for 2 minutes. Spread over crust. Bake another 35 carefully as not to overbake. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Then refrigerate and chill before cutting into squares.
  • 3 are a few ideas..depending on your taste. It can be eaten plain or as I always present it with a dollop of Whipping cream and a stemmed cherry on top. You can also do whipping cream with a drizzle of blueberry pie filling, cherry...raspberry. This time of year it would also be good with fresh homemade cranberry sauce drizzled over the top. Have fun with it, and enjoy!

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