Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars

Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
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Tangy raspberries shine through an almond-laced cream cheese bar.
20 min
Prep Time
3:55
Total Time
32 bars

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

Directions

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

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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!

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