Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Get jammin'! Cheesecake bars are one of the "berry" best!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 25

Ingredients

Crust

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter, softened
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour

Filling

1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg

Topping

4
tablespoons seedless red raspberry jam
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar and butter; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour; mix until crumbly. Press mixture in bottom of sprayed pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine all filling ingredients; beat well.
  • 4 Remove pan from oven; pour filling over partially baked crust. In small bowl, stir 2 tablespoons of the jam until softened. Spoon over cream cheese mixture. With tip of spoon, carefully swirl jam into top of cream cheese mixture. (Do not disturb crust.)
  • 5 Return pan to oven; bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 6 Stir remaining jam; spread evenly over bars. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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