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Lemon Cheese cake bars
No need to wait for a special occasion for cheesecake. Enjoy these creamy lemon bars tonight.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (8-oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon yellow food coloring, (optional)
  • 1 cup sour cream

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Combine flour and powdered sugar in medium bowl.
  • Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until crumbly.
  • Press onto bottom and 1-inch up sides of 13x9-inch baking pan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Place cream cheese, eggs, evaporated milk, granulated sugar, flour, lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into partially baked crust.
  • Bake for additional 15 minutes or until set.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack.
  • Spread sour cream over top; refrigerate.
  • Cut into bars.
  • Garnish as desired.