apple cream cheese bars

Apple Cream Cheese Bar

Crust:

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter

1 egg

1tsp vanilla

Filling:

1 (8oz.) package of cream cheese

1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup sugar

1 egg

1/2tsp vanilla

2 1/2 cups thinly sliced peeled baking apples

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground nutmeg

caramel or butterscotch topping (optional)

Apple Cream Cheese Bar
Apple Cream Cheese Bar

Cook Time

Prep time: 35 min
Cook time: 43 min
Ready in: 1 hour 18 min
Yields: 9 servings
  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. In mixing bowl,combine flour,brown sugar,butter,egg,and 1 tsp vanilla; beat at med speed until crumbly. Press crumb mixture into bottom and up sides of 8 or 9 inch square pan. Bake 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. remove from oven; cool.
  2. Increase oven temp to 450 degrees F. in another medium bowl, combine cream cheese and 1/4 cup of sugar; mix well. Mix in egg and 1/2tsp vanilla until well blended.
  3. In a seperate bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Add remaining 1/3cup sugar,cinnamon,and nutmeg; mix lightly. Pour cream cheese mixture into crust; spoon apple mixture over cream cheese. Bake 10 mins. Reduce oven temp to 400 F; bake an additional 25 mins or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool. Cut into squares. Serve with warm ice cream topping, if desired. Store in fridge.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 9
Calories 345
Calories from Fat0
% Daily Value *
Saturated fat 9 g45%
Cholesterol 90 mg30%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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TayK11 3 years ago from Wisconsin

I will have to try these! They sound amazing!

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