Saturday, September 24, 2011
Pinterest Recipe #5......Lemon Cheesecake Bars
These turned out delicious...as I knew they would. My only problem was that my crust wasn't as moist as I think it should have been. Here is the Recipe...
Lemon Cheesecake Bars
1 Box Lemon cake mix
1/3 cup butter (softened)
8 oz cream cheese softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 of a lemon, zested
2 TBSP lemon juice, fresh or bottled ( i used both, just added extra lemon, to taste) and I'm glad i did, cause it would not have been enough
1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, blend dry cake mix, butter and 1 egg. Mix well, and press into an ungreased 9x13 pan. Beat the cream cheese until smooth, gradually add in the powdered sugar, stir in lemon zest and juice until smooth. Reserve 1/2 cup of this mixture until end, and keep in fridge. Now beat in remaining eggs and vanilla into the cream cheese mixture until all incorporated. Spread this evenly over crust. Bake at 350 until set, 25-30 minutes. Take out and cool completely. Spread reserved cream cheese mixture over top and refrigerate until firm and cut into squares and serve.
I don't even want to think about the calories!! Enjoy