Amazing Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Picture yourself on a sunny afternoon, the aroma of fresh lemons and sweet blueberries wafting through your kitchen. Now, imagine transforming these delightful scents into a culinary masterpiece: Amazing Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars. This heavenly dessert combines the zesty brightness of lemons with the burst of flavor from ripe blueberries, all nestled atop a rich, creamy cheesecake layer.
- 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
- ⅓ cup melted butter
- 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Zest of 2 lemons
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
- In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
- In another bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract and lemon zest.
- In a separate bowl, toss blueberries with flour until they are coated evenly. Gently fold the blueberries into the cream cheese mixture.
- Pour the batter over the crust in the pan, spreading it out evenly.
- Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the center is set. Let it cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
- Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight. Once chilled, cut into bars and serve.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Yield: 16 bars
These Amazing Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are a perfect balance of citrusy tang and fruity sweetness. With a buttery graham cracker crust, a velvety cheesecake layer, and a burst of blueberries, every bite is a heavenly experience.
Nutritional information (per serving): Calories 280, Fat 20g, Carbohydrates 22g, Protein 5g
Picture yourself savoring the creamy texture, the hint of lemon dancing on your taste buds, and the delightful surprise of blueberries in every bite. These bars are not just a dessert; they are a celebration of flavors, a symphony of tastes that will leave you craving for more. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply indulging yourself, these Amazing Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are guaranteed to steal the show and leave everyone asking for the recipe. Enjoy the magic of baking and the joy of savoring a truly amazing dessert!