Desserts & Breads

Citrus Cheesecake Bars

Citrus Cheesecake Bars
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
16 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
48 min
Refreshing Citrus Cheesecake Bars are great for entertaining or special family gatherings. Garnish with thinly sliced lime peel or grated lemon zest for extra color and flair.


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 8- or 9-inch-square baking pan with foil, making sure edges fold over pan. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

Combine flour, butter, granulated sugar, salt and lemon peel in medium bowl; stir to combine. Press firmly into prepared pan.

Step 3

Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Cool on wire rack while making filling.

Step 4

Beat cream cheese in large mixer bowl until smooth. Beat in sweetened condensed milk. Stir in lime juice and lime peel. Pour into crust.

Step 5

Bake for 28 to 30 minutes or until edges puff slightly but center still moves slightly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover; refrigerate for several hours. Lift from pan with foil; cut into bars. Dust with powdered sugar; grate lime peel over bars.


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