Dessert Recipes

Rhubarb Cheesecake Squares

Rhubarb Cheesecake SquaresIt’s rhubarb season, so now’s the time to try this rich and tangy cheese bar….

Rhubarb Cheesecake Squares

Rhubarb Cheesecake Squares

Ingredients

1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 large egg, room temperature, lightly beaten 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups diced fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.

In a small bowl, mix flour, oats and brown sugar; cut in butter until crumbly.

Reserve 1 cup mixture for topping.

Press remaining mixture onto bottom of a greased 9-in.

square baking pan.

For filling, beat cream cheese, sugar, salt and spices until smooth.

Add egg and vanilla; beat on low speed just until combined.

Fold in rhubarb.

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Spread over crust.

Sprinkle with topping.

Bake until golden brown and filling is set, about 40 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack 1 hour.

Refrigerate, covered, until cold, about 2 hours.

Cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts 1 square:

  • 216 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 171mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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