Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars



Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Imagine a delightful burst of flavors dancing on your taste buds – that’s exactly what our Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars bring to the table. This heavenly dessert combines the zesty brightness of lemons with the sweet-tart allure of fresh raspberries, all nestled in a creamy cheesecake layer and embraced by a buttery graham cracker crust.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 32 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C) and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, then press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  3. In a separate bowl, gently mix raspberries and lemon zest.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  5. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust and swirl in the raspberry-lemon mixture.
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the center is set. Allow it to cool, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  7. Cut into bars and serve chilled. Enjoy the delightful blend of citrusy and fruity goodness!

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 50 minutes | Total Time: 5 hours (including chilling)

Yield: 16 bars

Indulge in the perfect harmony of tangy lemons and juicy raspberries with our luscious Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars. Each bite is a symphony of textures and flavors that will leave your taste buds singing.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 5g

Concluding our culinary journey, these cheesecake bars are not just a dessert; they’re a celebration of contrasting flavors and textures. The buttery crust provides a sturdy base, the creamy cheesecake offers a rich and velvety experience, while the raspberry-lemon swirl adds a burst of freshness. Share these bars with loved ones, and let the joy of baking elevate your moments.

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