Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

1
Gail Charbonneau

By
@charbsbeach

These bar cookies can be cut larger and served as a desert to be eaten with a fork.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
32 bars
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
brown sugar, packed
1/2 c
sliced almonds, finely chopped
1/2 c
shortening
16 oz
block cream cheese, softened
2/3 c
sugar
2
eggs
3/4 tsp
almond extract
1 c
raspberry jam, seedless, at room temperature
1/2 c
coconut flakes
1/2 c
sliced almonds

How to Make Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine flour, brown sugar and the 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds in a mixing bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Set aside 1/2 cup crumb mixture for topping.
  • 2For crust press the remaining crumb mixture into the bottom of a 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are golden.
  • 3Meanwhile beat the cream cheese, sugar, eggs and almond extract in another mixing bowl, until smooth. Spread over hot crust and return to oven and bake 15 minutes.
  • 4Stir jam until smooth. Spread over cream cheese mixture. Combine the reserved crumb moxture, coconut and sliced almonds in a small bowl and Sprinkle over jam.
  • 5Return to oven and bake 15 minutes more or until topping is golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack. Chill for 3 hours before cutting into bars. Store bars in refrigerator.

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About Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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