Menu

Baklava Cheesecake Bars

  • Save Recipe
Baklava Cheesecake Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 4 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 36
  • Save
  • Print
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Email
Ready to make?
  • Save
  • Shop
  • Share
  • Keep Screen On
We took everyone’s favorite buttery, honey-walnut treat and turned it into this incredibly easy-but-impressive dessert bar mash-up.
Updated Oct 25, 2017

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Unroll 1 can of dough. Place in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Press in bottom of baking dish.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 1 cup of the sugar and the lemon peel with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Spread over dough in baking dish. Set aside.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup sugar, the walnuts and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over cream cheese mixture.
  • 4
    Unroll second can of dough. Carefully place on top of walnut mixture, stretching dough to cover filling.
  • 5
    In small bowl, mix honey and lemon juice; brush over dough.
  • 6
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 20 minutes. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until well chilled. For diamond shapes, cut 6 diagonal parallel lines down length of pan; cut 6 diagonal lines across straight lines.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Any of your favorite nuts can be used in this recipe.
  • tip 2
    Baklava (bahk-lah-VAH) is a sweet dessert made with layers of butter-drenched pastry, spices and nuts. A honey-lemon syrup is poured over the baked warm pastry and left to soak.

Nutrition Information

170 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
© 2021 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved