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Lemon Cheesecake Dessert

"Looking for a refreshing change from heavy desserts? Peggy Key from Grant, Alabama shares these light citrus squares that are not too tart and not too sweet. 'Paired with pecans, the lemon juice turns these cheesecake treats into bars of gold.' she writes."
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings

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  1. In a bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, pecans and sugar. Add butter; mix well. Set aside 1/2 cup. Press the remaining crumb mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake at 325 degrees F for 8 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the milk, eggs and lemon juice; beat until smooth. Spoon over crust. Sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture. Bake for 30 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator.

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These were very easy to make and very yummy. The only change I will make next time is to add a little lemon zest - I like a bit more of lemon flavor - and in these the lemon flavor was subtle. ...

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When I made this I added a little more than lemon juice than what it called for, but I think that it could have used even some more. I expected a tangy lemon taste, but tasted more cream chesse ...

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These were very easy to make and very yummy. The only change I will make next time is to add a little lemon zest - I like a bit more of lemon flavor - and in these the lemon flavor was subtle. ...

Excellent dessert! Will add lemon zest next time since my boyfriend loves it lemony. Will become a favorite!

This was pretty good, we enjoyed it. Added the zest of one lemon...possibly too much lemon flavor for us actually, was very strong. Would make again, fairly easy to throw together, and cut/set u...

Divine! These are easy and delicious. Just the right amount of tartness - exactly what I was looking for. Didn't need to change a thing. They are perfect as is.

I really love lemon desserts and was really excited to make this. It was fairly easy which is definitely a plus. I would add more lemon taste as other reviewers have mentioned because I love l...

When I made this I added a little more than lemon juice than what it called for, but I think that it could have used even some more. I expected a tangy lemon taste, but tasted more cream chesse ...

These were overall so creamy and delicious but...they need more lemon flavoring..id suggest lemon zest...they lacked a lemony flavor......these bars are really good though

This was lovely, very easy to make and turned out wonderful! Thank You

The texture was nice but the overall flavor was not what I had hoped for, it was not lemony enough or sweet enough.