Cream Cheese-Almond Bars

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine first 4 ingredients; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  • Gradually add flour, beating well.
  • Press dough into a lightly greased 9-inch square pan. Set aside.
  • Combine cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, egg, and 1 teaspoons lemon rind; beat at medium speed until smooth.
  • Stir in almonds; spoon mixture over prepared dough.
  • Bake at 300F for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until set.
  • Combine powdered sugar, water, and cinnamon, stirring well.
  • Dollop topping onto uncut warm bars.
  • Let stand 1 minute; spread evenly.
  • Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  • Cover and chill 3 to 4 hours.
  • Cut into bars.
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