These Cheesecake Cookie Bars are So Good.  They're quick and easy to make and taste like a fancy cheesecake without all of the fuss. | HostessAtHeart.com
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So Good Cheesecake Cookie Bars Recipe

These Cheesecake Cookie Bars are So Good.  They're quick and easy to make and taste like a fancy cheesecake without all of the fuss.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 12 pieces
Author Julie Menghini

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter salted
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 16 oz cream cheese 2-8oz pkgs
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Cream butter with brown sugar in a small mixing bowl.  Add walnuts and flour; mix to make a crumb mixture.  Reserve 2 cups for topping.  Press the remaining mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 pan.  Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Blend sugar with cream cheese in a mixing bowl until smooth.  Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla extract.  Beat well.  Spread over baked crust.
  • Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over cream cheese layer.  Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Cool before cutting. Store covered in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 228mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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