Pineapple & Ginger Cheesecake Bars

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 24 squares
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • For crumb mixture - combine in a small bowl, flour, sugar, butter and candied orange peel.
  • Beat on low speed for 2 minutes until well mixed.
  • Set aside 1/2 cup of the crumb mixture for later use.
  • Press the crumb mixture into an ungreased 8" square pan.
  • Bake for 12 - 15 minutes, just until edges are lightly browned.
  • Set aside to cool, while you make the filling.
  • For the filling - Combine cheese, sugar, egg and lemon juice.
  • Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Stir in the candied pineapple and ginger.
  • Spread the cream cheese mixture over the warm crust.
  • Sprinkle the reserved crumb mixture on top.
  • Put back in the oven and bake for 15 - 20 minutes longer.
  • Cool completely, cut into squares and store covered in the fridge.
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