cream cheese nut bars

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By Kathy Hunt
from chelsea, MI

I took this to my garden club meeting and everybody wanted the recipe.

serves 75 2x1 inch bars
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cream cheese nut bars

  • 12 oz
    butterscotch chips
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 c
    chopped nuts
  • 2-8 oz
    cream cheese, low-fat
  • 1/2 c
  • 4
  • 1/4 c
    unsifted flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How To Make cream cheese nut bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F. melt butterscotch morsels and butter together and blend till smooth. Stir in graham cracker crumbs and nuts and mix till small crumbs form. Reserve 2 cups crumb mixture for topping. Press rest of mixture into ungreased 13x10inch baking pan. Bake 12 minutes. Meanwhile, combine softened cream cheese and sugar in large bowl. Beat until creamy. Add eggs 1 at a time beating well after each addition. Blend in flour and lemon juice. Pour evenly over hot baked crust. Sprinkle top with reserved crumb mixture. return to oven and bake 25 minutes. keep refrigerated.