Cream Cheese Oat Bars

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Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

With Fall upon us, these are a wonderful treat. I love the apple butter in the recipe. Yum!!


Recipe from: Taste of the south

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16 bars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 2 c
    chopped cashews
  • 1 3/4 c
    granulated sugar, divided into 1 cup and 3/4 cup
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 16 oz
    cream cheese softened
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    apple butter

How to Make Cream Cheese Oat Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9″x 13″x 2″ baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, oats, cashews, 1 cup sugar, and baking soda in a large bowl. Stir in melted butter. Reserve 1 & 1/2 cups of mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture into bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Set pan on wire rack to cool.
  3. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer. When mixture is creamy, add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add lemon juice and vanilla extract. Beat until combined.
  4. Spread apple butter over cooled crust.
  5. Spread cream cheese mixture over apple butter. Top with reserved oat mixture.
  6. Bake 35-40 minutes or until cream cheese layer is set. Cool completely before cutting into bars.

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