Lemon Cheesecake Bars
Lemon Cheesecake Bars
Category : Bars
No need to wait for a special occasion for cheesecake. Enjoy these creamy lemon bars tonight.

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 large eggs
2/3 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon yellow food coloring, (optional)
1 cup sour cream

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE flour and powdered sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until crumbly. Press onto bottom and 1-inch up sides of 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake for 25 minutes.

PLACE cream cheese, eggs, evaporated milk, granulated sugar, flour, lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour into partially baked crust. Bake for additional 15 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on wire rack. Spread sour cream over top; refrigerate. Cut into bars. Garnish as desired.

makes 24.