You can use cranberries if you can't find lingonberries for these rich dessert bars.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. For crust, in a small bowl combine graham cracker crumbs, hazelnuts, and butter. Press into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack. For filling, in a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese, sugar, cardamom, and vanilla until smooth. Stir in eggs.

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  • In a small saucepan heat lingonberries or cranberries over low heat until melted or completely softened; stir occasionally. Strain syrup from berries. (Cranberries have less syrup, so if using them, add enough cranberry mixture to drained syrup to make 3/4 cup.) Cover; chill syrup. Reserve berries. Stir strained berries into cream cheese mixture. Pour cream cheese mixture over baked crust. Place springform pan in a shallow baking pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a 2-1/2-inch area around the outside edge appears set when gently shaken.

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  • Cool in springform pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Using a small sharp knife, loosen crust from sides of pan. Cool for 30 minutes more. Remove the sides of the pan and cool cheesecake completely. Cover and chill at least 4 hours before serving. Stir reserved syrup; spoon over servings of cheesecake. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

445 calories; total fat 31g; saturated fat 16g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 11g; cholesterol 129mg; sodium 276mg; potassium 166mg; carbohydrates 37g; fiber 2g; sugar 27g; protein 7g; vitamin a 972IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 20mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 61mg; iron 2mg.

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06/23/2019
Divine, simply divine. I loved the addition of hazelnuts to the Graham cracker crust. My son loves everything lingonberry so I made this for his birthday. It was a hit with the whole fam.