Pineapple cheesecake bars

Pineapple cheesecake bars

By:
Community Classics .
Edited on Jan 28, 2008

Cheesecake bars made extra special with pineapple

Ingredients

1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (crumb mixture)
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 tablespoon grated orange peel

Filling
1 pkg (8oz) cream cheese softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped candied pineapple

Directions

Heat oven to 350 . For crumb mixture , in small mixer bowl , combine all crumb mixture ingredients . Beat at low speed , scraping bowl often
until well mixed. 1-2 minutes. Reserve 1/2 cup of crumb mixture . Press remaining crumb mixture on bottom of a ungreased 8 inch square baking pan . Bake for 12to 17 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

For filling , In same mixing bowl , combine cream cheese, sugar, egg, and lemon juice .Beat at medium speed , scraping bowl often , until mixture is light and fluffy , 1-2 minutes .Stir in pineapple .Spread filling over hot crust . Sprinkle 1/2 cup reserved crumb mixture over top . Continue baking for 15 to 20 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely. Cut into bars . Store uncoverd in refrigerator.

makes 2 dozen bars

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.


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