Eggnog Cheesecake Bars

Eggnog Cheesecake Bars
Write a review
Print
Ingredients
  1. Crust
  2. 2
  3. cups graham cracker crumbs (32 squares)
  4. 3/4
  5. cup butter or margarine, melted
  6. 1/2
  7. cup blanched whole almonds, finely chopped
  8. 1/4
  9. cup packed brown sugar
  10. 1
  11. tablespoon ground cinnamon
  12. Filling
  13. 2
  14. packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  15. 1/4
  16. cup granulated sugar
  17. 1/4
  18. cup packed brown sugar
  19. 2
  20. teaspoons ground nutmeg
  21. 1/2
  22. cup whipping cream
  23. 1
  24. teaspoon vanilla
  25. 2
  26. eggs
  27. Topping
  28. 1/2
  29. cup blanched whole almonds, finely chopped, toasted
Instructions
  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir crust ingredients until well blended. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 8 minutes.
  2. 2 In clean large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until softened. Gradually beat in granulated sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, the nutmeg, cream and vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until creamy. Pour mixture over crust.
  3. 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes longer or until center is set. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup toasted almonds; press in slightly. Cool 1 1/2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows, using thin knife and wiping blade occasionally. Store covered in refrigerator.
Notes
  1. Try crushed vanilla wafer cookies instead of the graham cracker crumbs.
  2. To toast almonds, bake in shallow pan at 350°F for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
Holiday Cottage http://www.holidaycottagepage.com/


HTML Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com