Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Creamy, just a hint of lemon and the perfect crumb topping!

No one will suspect they are gluten-free...

If you’re baking for any holiday or event and looking for a non-chocolate treat, these gluten-free Lemon Cheesecake Bars are perfect. Easy to make, they taste indulgent and no one will know they’re gluten-free! I use GF Jules flour and it works perfectly! These bars are SOOOO YUMMY!

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lemon cheesecake bars
Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Recipe

Lemon Cheesecake Bars
 
If you're baking for any holiday or event and looking for a non-chocolate treat, these gluten-free Lemon Cheesecake Bars are perfect. Easy to make, they taste indulgent and no one will know they're gluten-free! I use GF Jules flour and it works perfectly! These bars are SOOOO YUMMY!
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Recipe type: Bakery, Dessert, Cookies, Super Bowl
Cuisine: Gluten-Free
Ingredients
  • 1 cup flour (I use GFJules)
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 8oz package cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. In a large mixer bowl, combine flour, butter and brown sugar. Blend in the mixer until the particles are fine
  2. Stir in the nuts
  3. Reserving 1 cup for topping, press remainder of flour mixture in ungreased 8" square baking pan
  4. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 - 15 minutes until lightly browned
  5. Meanwhile in same mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, white sugar, egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla, blend well
  6. Spread evenly on partially baked crust
  7. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture
  8. Return to oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 - 30 minutes
  9. Cool and cut into squares
  10. May be frozen after cutting

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