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Lemon Cheesecake Bars : Yummy Bar Recipes

Lemon Cheesecake Bars : Yummy Bar Recipes

Ingredients

Crust

  • 8-9 full sheets graham crackers - crushed
  • 3 tbsp butter - melted
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Topping

  • 1 8oz pkg cream cheese - room temperature
  • 1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup pasteurized egg product
  • 2-3 drops lemon extract
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tsp powdered unflavored gelatin
  • 3 tbsp boiling water

Instructions

  1. Line 8x8 baking dish with parchment & spritz lightly with cooking spray - set aside

Crust

  1. Add graham crackers, salt & brown sugar to food processor - pulse until fine crumbs
  2. Add melted butter & pulse to incorporate
  3. Transfer to prepared pan & press into an even, flat layer
  4. Place in freezer until ready to add topping

Topping

  1. Beat cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk & pasteurized egg product in mixer bowl
  2. Add lemon extract & lemon juice - beat until combined
  3. In a small bowl - combine gelatin & boiling water & whisk until dissolved. Allow to cool about 2 minutes
  4. Add semi-cooled gelatin mixture to cream cheese mixture & beat again until evenly incorporated
  5. Pour over chilled crust & refrigerate for at least 6 hours. I like to chill overnight.
  6. Cut into squares, serve topped with Raspberry Marmalade