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Cranberry Cheesecake Bars

Cranberry Cheesecake Bars delicious spiced cake layered with cream cheese and cranberries.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake cranberry bars, cranberry cheesecake bars, cranberry cream cheese bars
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 20 bars
Calories 318kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 C butter softened
  • 1 C firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 C uncooked quick cooking oats
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 C chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp allspice

Cheesecake Layer:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Cranberry Layer:

  • 16 oz. can whole cranberry sauce
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch

Instructions

Crust:

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combine butter and brown sugar in large bowl
  • Beat at medium speed until creamy
  • Add remaining crust ingredients and beat until well mixed
  • Press HALF of crust mixture onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9 pan
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until light golden brown
  • While baking make cheesecake layer

Cheesecake Layer:

  • Combine the cream cheese layer ingredients; mix well
  • Also put together the cranberry layer.(see below)
  • Gently pour the cream cheese filling over the hot, partially baked crust
  • Gently spoon cranberry layer over the top of the cream cheese layer
  • Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture over the top and gently press down
  • Bake at 350 for about 30-40 minutes or until top is golden brown

Cranberry Layer:

  • Mix all ingredients together
  • Spoon over cream cheese layer

Nutrition

Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg