Lemon Cheesecake Bars
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Lemon Cheesecake Bars – creamy, light and refreshing cheesecake bars with lemon juice. One of the most delicious desserts ever, perfect for spring and summer! Lemon Cheesecake Bars – a must make!
For the crust:
  • 2 cup graham crackers crumbs
  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
For the cheesecake filling:
  • 2 (8 oz ) packages cream cheese, softened well
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoon all-purpose flour
For the cookie layer:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray or line with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Place graham crackers in a food processor and process until you have fine crumbs. Add in the melted butter and sugar, stir to fully combine.
  3. Press crumbs into the bottom of prepared baking pan
  4. In a mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer set on low speed, whisk cream cheese with sugar until smooth, about 30 second. Mix in eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest and 5 tablespoon all-purpose flour. Beat until fluffy and smooth. Pour over cookie crust.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar, add egg, vanilla extract and beat until combined
  6. Add in pinch of salt, baking powder and flour, beating until combined.
  7. Fold in white chocolate chips, scoop dough by spoon onto the top of cheesecake layer, spread gently until covered
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
Recipe by Yummiest Food Recipes at https://yummiestfood.com/lemon-cheesecake-bars/