Orange Cream Squares
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.
16 ozroll create 'n bake refrigerated sugar cookies
3 Tbspgrated orange peel_from 2 oranges
2 pkg(8 oz. ea.) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cgranulated sugar
1/2 corange marmalade
1 tsporange extract
3 Tbspheavy whipping cream
2 dash(es)orange food color (or 2 yellow and 1 red)
1 1/2 tspbutter
1/2 cwhite vanilla baking chips
How to Make Orange Cream Squares
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
To serve- cut into 6x4 rows with a sharp thin knife-wiping knife after each cut. Cover and chill any remaining dessert squares.