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Lemony Cheesecake Bars
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Decadent, creamy cheesecake bars pack an incredibly delicious lemony punch! An ideal make-ahead spring party dessert, try them topped with fresh berries and prepare for raves.
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 121 kcal
Ingredients
Crust
  • 6 whole graham cracker sheets
  • 2 TB unsalted butter melted
  • ¼ tsp salt
Topping
  • 1/2 cup light cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt at room temperature
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 TB lemon zest
  • Fresh raspberries for topping
Instructions
To Make Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a 9 x 9” baking pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. 

  2. Pulse graham crackers in a food processor or blender to a fine crumb. Stir together with butter and salt. 

  3. Press evenly into prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. 

To Make Topping
  1. While crust bakes prepare the topping. In a large bowl, beat together light cream cheese, Greek yogurt, eggs, sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest. 

  2. Pour over crust and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until center is set. Cool to room temperature and then chill for several hours to overnight before slicing. Serve garnished with raspberries

Nutrition Facts
Lemony Cheesecake Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Potassium 71mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Sugars 11g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 3.5%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 3.6%
Iron 2.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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