Lemon Cheesecake Squares

1
barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

sweet and tart so perfect

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
many
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • FOR THE LEMON CURD

  • 1/2 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter cut into chunks
  • FOR THE CRUST

  • 9
    graham crackers crushed in food processor
  • 4 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • FOR THE CHEESECAKE

  • 16 oz
    cream cheese softened
  • 1 dash(es)
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 2 large
    eggs

How to Make Lemon Cheesecake Squares

Step-by-Step

  1. For the curd
    Mix the lemon juice, sugar and eggs until thoroughly combined. Place in a saucepan and cook until curd reaches 175 degrees temp about 3 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat and add butter. strain through a fine mesh strainer to get out any lumps. Set aside to cool
  2. For the crust mix the ground graham cracker with the melted butter. Lay two sheets of parchment paper in a 9x9 baking pan with the sides overlapping the pan to be able to easily remove the cheesecake. Press the crust into the pan.
  3. Preheat oven
    325 degrees.
    Combine the cream cheese, sugar lemon juice and zest in food processor. Add the eggs one at a time. Pour the cheesecake over the crust and bake about 40 to 45 minutes until set.
  4. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and pour the curd over the top. Place in fridge and let set until completely cooled Lift it out of pan and cut into squares

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About Lemon Cheesecake Squares

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




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