Prep time: 15 min | Cooking: 40 min | Total: 55 min | Servings: 16 | Yield: 1 9×13 inch baking pan
These Instagram worthy cookie bars are made of creamy, lemony filling with a buttery crust that’s filled with walnuts. It’s a no fussy dessert that will satisfy your cravings. This simple dessert calls for just a few simple ingredients that are already on hand. It’s super easy to prepare and these bars never stayed long. Everyone wants a taste and fighting for that last piece! It’s perfect in every way and always is gone in a heartbeat.
I have been obsessed with these Cheesecake Cookie Bars. Not only that you can make it in a breeze but it’s so delightfully satisfying. It’s the dessert for all ages and all seasons!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts
⅔ cup butter
⅔ cup brown sugar
2 8 oz packages cream cheese softened
½ cup white sugar
¼ cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons lemon juice
HOW TO MAKE MOM’S CHEESECAKE COOKIE BARS
Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees C.
Step 2: Combine the mix flour, walnuts, butter, and brown sugar in a bowl.
Step 3: Then, with half of the mixture, line a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
Step 4: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for about 15 minutes until browned.
Step 5: Once browned, remove from the crust from the oven but leave the oven on.
Step 6: Meanwhile, in another bowl, mix the cream cheese and white sugar with an electric mixer until combined. Whisk in the eggs, milk, and vanilla extract until blended.
Step 7: Transfer the mixture onto the baked crust, then, sprinkle over the rest of the crust mixture.
Step 8: Place the crust back into the oven and bake for another 25 minutes.
I commonly use walnuts but you can use any nuts that you prefer.
Per Serving: 330.7 calories; 74.7 mg cholesterol; 149.9 mg sodium; 5.9 g protein; 26.3 g carbohydrates
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