Taste Buds' April Recipe of the Month


Lemon Cheescake Bars


  • 1-1/2 c. soft coconut macaroon cookie crumbs

  • 2 tbsp. margarine, melted
  • 2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp. juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs



Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine cookie crumbs and margarine; press into bottom of greased 8”x8” pan. With electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon zest, juice and vanilla until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.

Bake 20-25 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool, then refrigerate at least three hours before serving.
Garnish with your favorite fruit, if desired.



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