Orange Cream Squares

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes 24
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 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
    eggs
  • 3 Tbsp
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 dash(es)
    orange food color (or 2 yellow and 1 red)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    white vanilla baking chips

How to Make Orange Cream Squares

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
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    To serve- cut into 6x4 rows with a sharp thin knife-wiping knife after each cut. Cover and chill any remaining dessert squares.

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About Orange Cream Squares

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




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