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    Lemon Cheesecake Squares

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    Bergy's Note:

    This recipe came from the side of a cereal box can't remember which cereal. It is a no fail recipe that my friends have raved over. Lovely light taste after a satisfying meal

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Pie

    Units: US | Metric

    • 3 cups crunchy breakfast cereal (Special K, Rice flakes, Almond cranberry crunch or other)
    • 1/4 cup margarine, melted (better)
    • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

    Filling

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Roll or process the cereal to make about 1 cup crumbs.
    2. 2
      Combine crumbs, margarine and 2 tbsp sugar.
    3. 3
      Reserve 2 tbsp of mixture.
    4. 4
      Press remaining mixture into a greased an 8-inch baking dish or a 9-inch pie plate.
    5. 5
      Bake at 375°F degrees for 8 minutes; cool.
    6. 6
      While the crust is baking and cooling, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
    7. 7
      Add lemon juice and rind.
    8. 8
      Beat whipping cream stiff; fold into cream mixture.
    9. 9
      Turn into the prepared cool crust.
    10. 10
      Sprinkle reserved cereal mixture on top.
    11. 11
      Chill 2 hours, cut into squares and serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 06, 2002

      45

      This is very good. We made it for a girl scout meeting and everyone loved it! Especially the girls!!

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    • on April 29, 2002

      45

      This recipe was very good. I used graham cracker crumbs instead of cereal(I dont like cereal that much). I love lemon squares and cheesecake, so this is a perfect combination for me. I also sprinkled a little bit of powdered sugar on the top. It was great! ;}

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    • on December 24, 2007

      55

      So simple! Thanks for sharing this. I didnt have to run out to the store to get grahm crackers. Im going to save this one.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Cheesecake Squares

    Serving Size: 1 (688 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2572.7
     
    Calories from Fat 1973
    76%
    Total Fat 219.2 g
    337%
    Saturated Fat 112.5 g
    562%
    Cholesterol 601.5 mg
    200%
    Sodium 1427.8 mg
    59%
    Total Carbohydrate 144.1 g
    48%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 133.7 g
    535%
    Protein 20.3 g
    40%

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    crunchy breakfast cereal

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