Creamy Lemon-Nut Bars

4.7
(62) 54 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
Servings

32 servings

Two favorite dessert recipes combined together- refreshing lemon bars and creamy cheesecake. What's not to love?!

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Beat butter, 1/3 cup powdered sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in 1-1/2 cups flour. Stir in nuts; press onto bottom of13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 15 min.
  • Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add remaining flour, lemon zest and juice; mix well.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture over crust. Bake 30 min. or until center is set. Cool completely. Sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. powdered sugar just before cutting into bars to serve.

Variation

Prepare using lime zest and lime juice.

How to Store

Keep refrigerated.

Servings

  • 32 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 32 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 55mg
Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 14g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • BRODMAN | Wed, Sep 4 2013 4:12 PM

    Excellent. I skipped the nuts. Making it again for my mom to taste.

  • StacyLEdwards | Fri, Aug 3 2012 11:40 AM

    I've have made this several times and each time I get rave reviews. I don't alwasy put in the same amount of lemon juice and it's still delicious!!!

  • rayaaana | Fri, Feb 10 2012 7:22 PM

    amazing!!! :D Love making these

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