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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140.2
  • Total Fat: 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.0 mg
  • Sodium: 13.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Cherry-Almond Cheesecake Bars

Submitted by: JIMCROCE

Introduction

You can't have just one serving of this Diabetic Living Magazine featured dessert You can't have just one serving of this Diabetic Living Magazine featured dessert
Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    2/3 cup flour
    2/3 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
    3 tbl brown sugar, packed
    2 tbl finely chopped almonds
    1/4 cup butter
    2 8-ounce packages cream cheese
    1/3 cup granulated sugar
    2 tsp vanilla extract
    1/4 tsp almond extract
    4 eggs, lightly beaten
    1/3 cup chopped dried cherries

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8X8X2-inch baking pan or line pan with foil, extending foil up over edges of pan; set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, oats, brown sugar, and almonds. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press crumbs into the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden.

2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl,, beat cream cheese, granulated sugar, vanilla and almond extracts with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add eggs, beating on low speed just until combined. Stir in cherries. Spread cream cheese mixture over partially baked crust.

3. Bake 35 minutes or until cream cheese layer is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours before serving.

4. Cut into bars. Store in refridgerator.

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JIMCROCE.






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