Lemon Cream Cheese Bars
CATEGORIES
Bar 
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 45 min
  • Servings: 30 bars
  • Preparation Time: 40 min
  • Crust:
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 sticks butter cut into chunks,chilled
  • Cream Cheese Filling:
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbls flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Lemon Filling:
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup a.p.flour
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • powdered sugar for dusting
DIRECTIONS
  1. mix crust ingredients in mixer and mix until well blended,once mix is starting to stick together stop and press mix into a 151/2x101/2x1 pan and bake at 350 for 14 to 16 min until set,remove from oven,meanwhile clean mixer bowl and place cream cheese filling in mixer and mix until creamy about 3 min,pour over baked crust in an even layer,bake at 350 for 6 to 7 min until slightly set,meanwhile clean bowl again,add all lemon filling ingredients except lemon juice,mix on medium for 30 seconds,slowly add lemon juice until combined,slowly pour lemon mix over cream cheese mix,bake again at 350 for 15 min or until filling is set,let cool to room temp or chill,cut into slices and dust with sugar
RECIPE BACKSTORY
this recipe came out of the cookbook that came with my kitchen-aid mixer,they are a little time consuming but worth the effort,when done right they have three nice layers