Vanilla Bean Cheesecake Bars - The richness of the cream cheese! The delightful interplay of tangy and sweet; the barely crunchy crust cradling its ultra-smooth filling…

Summary: The richness of the cream cheese! The delightful interplay of tangy and sweet; the barely crunchy crust cradling its ultra-smooth filling…

Ingredients

    • Crust:
    • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs, about 8 whole crackers
    • 4 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 5 tablespoons melted butter
    • Batter:
    • 16 ounces (2 large packages) cream cheese, room temperature
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/4 cup heavy cream or sour cream
    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 to 3 teaspoons vanilla extract or Vanilla Bean Crush
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel, optional
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice, optional

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Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 40 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 16