Creamy Lemon Squares
These Creamy Lemon Squares taste just like a lemon cheesecake – so creamy and delicious!
- 20 NILLA Wafers finely crushed
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
- 1/4 cup butter cold
- 8 oz PHILADELPHIA cream cheese 1 package, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp flour
- 3 tbsp lemon zest divided
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp. baking powder
- 2 tsp. powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Line an 8x8 pan with foil.
Mix first 3 ingredients in medium bowl.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press the crumbs onto the bottom of the prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes.
While the crust is baking, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar with mixer until well blended. Add eggs one at a time and 2 Tbsp. flour; mix well.
Blend in 1 Tbsp. zest, juice and baking powder; pour over crust.
Bake for 25 to 28 min. or until center is set. Let cool completely then refrigerate for 2 hours. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and remaining zest before serving.
Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 412IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg