Lemon Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

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Jo Peck Modified: March 25, 2022
Lemon Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

How To Make Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 24vanilla wafers,crushed
  • ½cupflour
  • ¼cupbrown sugar,packed
  • ¼cupcold butter
  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 1cupsugar
  • 2eggs
  • 2tbspflour
  • 2tbsplemon zest,divided
  • ¼cuplemon juice,freshly squeezed
  • ¼tspbaking powder

Equipments

    Instructions

    1. Line a 9×11-inch baking pan with parchment paper over sides of pan.

    2. For finer wafer crumbs, place in a food processor or place in a Ziploc bag and crush with a rolling pin.

    3. In a bowl, combine wafer crumbs, ½ cup flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture crumbles; press firmly onto bottom of the pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 min.

    4. In the meantime, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer until blended. Add eggs and flour; mix well. Blend in lemon juice, baking powder and half the lemon zest;

    5. Pour over crust. Bake for 25 to 28 minutes or until center has set. Cool completely.

    6. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and remaining lemon zest.

    Nutrition

    • Calories: 266.87kcal
    • Fat: 13.40g
    • Saturated Fat: 6.90g
    • Trans Fat: 0.16g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.22g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.87g
    • Carbohydrates: 34.48g
    • Fiber: 0.54g
    • Sugar: 20.39g
    • Protein: 3.29g
    • Cholesterol: 57.62mg
    • Sodium: 125.22mg
    • Calcium: 39.02mg
    • Potassium: 68.10mg
    • Iron: 0.59mg
    • Vitamin A: 113.02µg
    • Vitamin C: 3.26mg
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