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Double-Lemon Cheesecake Bars

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“Recipe from package of Philadelphia Cream Cheese”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
16
YIELD:
1 Bar
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line 13x9 inch pan with foil, with ends of foil over sides. Mix wafer crumbs and butter until blended; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 minute.
  2. Separate 1 egg; refrigerate yolk until ready to use. Beat cream cheese, 1 cup of sugar, flour, lemon zest, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add egg white and remaining 3 whole eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  3. Bake 40 minute or until center is almost set. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate 4 hours.
  4. Mix cornstarch and remaining sugar in medium saucepan; gradually stir in water and remaining lemon juice until blended. Bring just to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir until clear and thickened. Lightly beat reserved egg yolk in small bowl with fork until blended; stir in 2 tablespoons of the hot cornstarch mixture. Return to remaining cornstarch mixture in saucepan; stir until blended. Cook 1 minute or until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
  5. Spoon lemon glaze over cheesecake. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Using foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.

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