White Chocolate Cranberry Cheesecake Cookie Bars

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Dried cranberries and white chocolate chips are part of the cookie crust.

1
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 55 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
1 9x13-inch baking dish

Ingredients

Cookie Crust:

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup white chocolate chips

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

Filling:

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (12 ounce) jar cherry preserves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Beat brown sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and almond extract; mix until combined. Stir flour and salt into creamed mixture until crust mixture is well combined; fold in white chocolate chips and dried cranberries. Press crust mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  3. Beat sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese together in a bowl using an electric mixer until well combined. Add 2 eggs, lemon zest, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well. Spread cream cheese mixture over crust mixture.

  4. Whisk cherry preserves in a small bowl until runny. Drop spoonfuls of cherry preserves over cream cheese mixture layer. Lightly draw a knife through cream cheese mixture creating a swirling pattern.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cheesecake is lightly browned and crust pulls away from sides of dish, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool and refrigerate before serving, at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

280 Calories
11g Fat
41g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 280
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 107mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 118mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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