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Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

These incredible Lemon Cream Cheese Bars are insanely amazing. The bars are fluffy, tender, and moist. 

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

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Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Moist, cake-like, and absolutely irresistible.

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 25-30 minutes | Servings: 12

Ingredients:

1 Tube refrigerated crescent rolls

16 oz. Cream cheese softened

2 Lemons zested and juice squeezed out

½ C. + 1 Tbsp. Granulated sugar divided

2 Tbsp. Melted butter

1 tsp. Vanilla extract

How to make Lemon Cream Cheese Bars:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2. Open the crescent rolls, and spread half of the dough out on the bottom of a 9×13 well-greased baking dish. Pinch the perforated edges together, and stretch the dough to fit in the bottom of the dish.

Step 3. In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, ½ cup of sugar, lemon juice, and zest and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth.

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Step 4. Spread the mixture out over the pastry in the bottom of the baking dish.

Step 5. Stretch the second half of the crescent roll dough over the top of the filling.

Step 6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until browned.

Step 7. Spread the melted butter over the top, and sprinkle with 1 Tbsp of sugar.

Step 8. Let cool, chill for a few hours, and then cut into squares to serve.

Enjoy!

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

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Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Tube refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 16 oz. Cream cheese softened
  • 2 Lemons zested and juice squeezed out
  • ½ C. + 1 Tbsp. Granulated sugar divided
  • 2 Tbsp. Melted butter
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Open the crescent rolls, and spread half of the dough out on the bottom of a 9x13 well-greased baking dish. Pinch the perforated edges together, and stretch the dough to fit in the bottom of the dish.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, ½ cup of sugar, lemon juice and zest and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth.
  4. Spread the mixture out over the pastry in the bottom of the baking dish.
  5. Stretch the second half of the crescent roll dough over the top of the filling.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until browned.
  7. Spread the melted butter over the top, and sprinkle with 1 Tbsp of sugar.
  8. Let cool, chill for a few hours and then cut into squares to serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 177Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 156mgCarbohydrates: 8gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 3g

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