fruity cream cheese bars

★★★★★ 5
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

I love this recipe,, because it is so versatile- You can change out the fruit with any canned prepared pie filling or whole berry cranberry sauce. This one is using cranberries. recipe from Eagle Brand. photo from Melanie B.

★★★★★ 5
serves 12 bars
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fruity cream cheese bars

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    rolled oats
  • 3/4 c
    plus 1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 8 oz
    pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 14 oz
    can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 16 oz
    whole berry cranberry sauce

How To Make fruity cream cheese bars

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^. Spray a 13x9-inch baking pan with cooking spray. --- Combine flour, oats, 3/4 cup brown sugar and butter in a large bowl until mixture is coarse crumbs. Reserve 1 1/2 cups crumb mixture; press remainder firmly onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Beat cream cheese until fluffy in a small bowl. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth; stir in lemon juice. Spread evenly over partially baked crust.
  • 3
    Combine remaining 1 Tablespoon brown sugar and cornstarch in a small bowl; stir in cranberry sauce. Spoon evenly over cream cheese layer. Top with reserved crumb mixture. Bake 40 minutes or until golden. Cool Chill. Cut into bars.
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