Fig and Cream Cheese Bars

“A buttery crumble crust, flavoured cream cheese filling and sweet figs. Source: Cooking Light”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
30
YIELD:
30 bars
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, and salt, stirring well with a whisk.
  3. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Press mixture firmly into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  4. Combine figs, water and 1/4 cup granulated sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook 5 minutes or until figs are tender and sugar dissolves.
  6. Cool slightly. Place fig mixture and juice in a blender; process until smooth.
  7. Gently spread fig mixture over prepared crust.
  8. Place remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar, cheese, vanilla, and egg in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth.
  9. Pour over fig mixture; spread to edges. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until set and lightly browned.
  10. Cool in pan on a wire rack; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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