Venango County Recipe of the Day: Cheesecake Bars

| September 20, 2019

Try this low-calorie and delicious dessert for an afternoon snack!

Cheesecake Bars


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup ground walnuts
3 tablespoons brown sugar blend
1/4 cup cold butter


4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
4 ounces fat-free cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup egg substitute
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


~Preheat oven at 350°.

~In a small bowl, combine the flour, walnuts and brown sugar blend. Cut in butter until crumbly. Set aside 2/3 cup for topping.

~Press remaining crumb mixture into an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake for nine to 11 minutes or until lightly browned.

~Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat the cream cheeses, sugar and flour until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg substitute, milk, lemon juice and vanilla just until blended. Pour over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes (or until filling is set). Cool on a wire rack for one hour.

~Refrigerate for at least two hours. Cut into bars.

~Refrigerate leftovers.

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