Cherry Cheesecake Bars

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Cindy Talley

By
@CindyTalley

We love the cheesecake bars, but adding cherry pie filling is decadently good.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12+
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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2 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling
1
egg, separated
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
almond extract
2 can(s)
refrigerated crescent rolls, the sheet kind
2 Tbsp
sugar

How to Make Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat together cream cheese, egg yolk, sugar and almond extract until smooth.
  • 2Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray and unroll 1 sheet of crescent dough. If you don't have the sheets, and are using regular crescent rolls, pinch together the perforations.
  • 3Pour cream cheese mixture over the dough, and then spread the cherry pie filling over that. Top with second crescent dough sheet.
  • 4Brush the top with the reserved egg white, and sprinkle with sugar. I used a specialty almond/amaretto flavored sugar, but regular white or sparkling sugar would be nice as well.
  • 5Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until nicely browned. Cool on rack and then refrigerate.
  • 6The filling will be quite runny while warm, but sets up nicely after refrigeration.

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About Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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