Krusteaz® Amazing Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Enjoy a fresh twist on cheesecake with these tasty tart lemon bars!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Package Krusteaz Lemon Bar Mix
  • 8 oz. (1 Cup) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 Cup water


Instructions:

For Crust:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Grease bottom and sides of 8 x 8 x 2 inch pan
  • Place full pouch of complete crust mix and graham cracker crumbs in a medium bowl; stir with a fork until well blended
  • Press crust mixture firmly into bottom of pan
  • Bake for 8 minutes


For Filling:

  • Place cream cheese and sugar in a medium bowl
  • Using an electric mixer, mix on low speed until smooth
  • Add 1 egg and vanilla
  • Continue to mix on low speed until smooth
  • Pour cream cheese mixture evenly over hot crust
  • In another bowl, stir full pouch lemon filling mix, water and 3 eggs together using a whisk until eggs are well incorporated
  • Pour lemon filling over cream cheese layer
  • Bake 35-40 minutes or until center does not jiggle when shaken
  • Cool completely and cut into squares

 

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