Lighter Cheesecake Bars

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Total Time
20 mins
25 mins

Cheesecake will never truly be good for me, but at least it can be better for me!

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. With electric mixer at medium speed, cream together margarine & brown sugar.
  3. Stir in flour & pecans. Set aside 1 cup of mixture, & press remainder in bottom of 8” baking dish.
  4. Bake at 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven & set aside.
  5. Beat cream cheese at high speed until smooth. Gradually add ½ c sugar, beating until light & fluffy.
  6. Add egg whites & remaining ingredients, mixing well.
  7. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over baked crust.
  8. Sprinkle reserved flour mixture evenly over batter.
  9. Bake 25 minutes.
  10. Cool to room temperature; then chill thoroughly.
  11. Cut into bars or squares & serve.