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Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Yield: 36 bars
Prep 25 mins Chill 1 hr Cool 1 hr Bake 350°F 40 mins
Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars
Ingredients
  • 2  tablespoons  granulated sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  cornstarch
  • 1  cup  fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/4  cup  orange juice
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup  powdered sugar
  • 1  cup  butter
  • 1 8  ounce package  cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2  cup  granulated sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  all-purpose flour
  • 2  eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  •  Powdered sugar (optional)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan; set pan aside.

2. In a small saucepan stir together the 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and the cornstarch. Stir in blueberries and orange juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat and set aside.

3. For crust, in a large mixing bowl stir together the 2 cups flour and the powdered sugar. Cut in butter until fine crumbs form and mixture starts to cling together (mixture will still be crumbly). Pat mixture firmly into prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl beat cream cheese, the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and the 1 tablespoon flour until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Pour over hot baked crust, spreading evenly. Spoon blueberry mixture in small mounds over the cheese layer. Use a thin metal spatula or table knife to marble the mixtures together.

5. Bake for 20 minutes more or until center is set. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 1 hour. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Remove uncut bars from pan by lifting foil. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 days. if desired, sift powdered sugar over bars just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars)
  • cal. (kcal) 120,
  • Fat, total (g) 8,
  • chol. (mg) 32,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 12,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 6,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 243,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 61,
  • Potassium (mg) 28,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Other Carb () 1,
  • Fat () 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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