Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars
Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars

Tangy raspberries shine through an almond-laced cream cheese bar.

32
bars
20 min
PREP TIME
03 hrs 55 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/3 cup sugar

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Topping

3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

3/4 teaspoon almond extract

1 cup fresh or frozen red raspberries

1/4 cup sliced almonds

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Combine butter and 1/3 cup sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Press mixture onto bottom of lightly greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 12-16 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned.

  3. STEP 3

    Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and cornstarch in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and almond extract; continue beating until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Sprinkle raspberries over hot, partially baked crust. Pour cream cheese mixture over berries; sprinkle with almonds. Bake 20-25 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Run knife around outside edge of bars. Cool completely. Refrigerate bars at least 2 hours before cutting. Store refrigerated.

Tip #1

If using frozen raspberries, completely thaw and drain on paper towels before using.

Nutrition

160Calories
11Fat (mg)
50Cholesterol (mg)
70Sodium (mg)
13Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  October 02, 2009

I was trying it out because my mom likes cheese cake. This has turned out to be one of the best cheese cake type recipes I have made. Excellent!

— says Norma
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