Raspberry Pecan Cream Cheese Bars

Layers of cream cheese and raspberry preserves melt in your mouth!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Bars

1
(16.9-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury™ Pecan Swirl Quick Bread & Coffee Cake Mix
6
tablespoons butter, melted
3
eggs
3/4
cup raspberry preserves or jam
1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened*
1
(3-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened*
2 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
3
to 5 teaspoons water
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine quick bread mix, butter and 1 of the eggs; mix well. Spread dough in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan to form crust. Spread preserves over dough.
  • 2 Beat cream cheese in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add remaining 2 eggs, 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Spoon and spread mixture over preserves. In small bowl, combine swirl mix from packet and pecans from foil packet; mix well. Sprinkle over cream cheese mixture.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 hour.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine 1 cup powdered sugar and enough water for desired drizzling consistency; blend until smooth. Drizzle glaze over bars. Refrigerate 1 hour. If desired, garnish with fresh raspberries and mint sprigs. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    39g
    39%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    31g
    31%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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