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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

April 3rd, 2012 · No Comments

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Crust

  • 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • pinch salt

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 9″x 13″ baking pan.

Combine all ingredients using a fork or your hands. Press evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes.


Filling

  • 1 cup blueberry preserves
  • 24 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Spread blueberry preserves evenly over slightly cooled crust.

Beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add lemon juice and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.

Pour filling evenly over crust and preserves. Bake 40-45 minutes, or until set.

Cool in pan on wire rack for about an hour. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting into bars.

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