Double-Lemon Cheesecake Bars

450 24 servings, 1 bar (71 g) each
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24 servings, 1 bar (71 g) each

These tangy-sweet squares are a marriage of two classic desserts--lemon bars and cheesecake. A luscious lemon glaze is the perfect finishing touch.

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix wafer crumbs and butter until blended; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Separate 1 egg; refrigerate yolk until ready to use. Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, flour, lemon zest, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add egg white and remaining 3 whole eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate 4 hours.
  • Mix corn starch and remaining sugar in medium saucepan; gradually stir in water and remaining lemon juice until blended. Bring just to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir until clear and thickened. Lightly beat reserved egg yolk in small bowl with fork until blended; stir in 2 Tbsp. of the hot corn starch mixture. Return to remaining corn starch mixture in saucepan; stir until blended. Cook 1 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
  • Spoon lemon glaze over cheesecake. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Using foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.

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Special Extra

Garnish with 1/2 cup blueberries, lemon peel and fresh mint leaves just before serving.

Make Ahead

This lemon glaze can be prepared ahead of time. Cool, then refrigerate up to 8 hours before spooning over individual slices of cheesecake.


  • 24 servings, 1 bar (71 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 bar (71 g) each
Calories 230
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 17g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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