WILD BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE BARS

Posted on January 21, 2019  /   Posted in Recipes

 

WILD BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE BARS

Cheryl Wixson
These are the perfect bars to take to a picnic, or pack into the lunchbox. Top with Wild Blueberry Fruit Sauce for an elegant dessert.

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups cookie crumbs I like to use chocolate
  • 6 tablespoons Melted butter
  • 16 ounces goat cheese or cream cheese at room temperature
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup frozen wild Maine blueberries dusted with 2 tablespoons flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9- inch x 13-inch pan.
  • In the bowl of your food processor or mixer, combine the cookie crumbs and melted butter.
  • Press the mixture into the bottom of the pan.
  • Without washing the mixer, add the goat cheese or cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, eggs and grated nutmeg to the bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • In a small bowl, dust the wild blueberries with 2 tablespoons flour
  • Fold the wild blueberries into the batter.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake until the cheesecake is just set, about 35 – 40 minutes. Let cool in the pan before cutting into bars.

Notes

Makes 24 – 2 inch squares.
Nutritional analysis per bar: 170 calories, 3 grams protein, 14 grams carbohydrates, 12 grams fat, 126 mg. sodium, 1 gram fiber.
To serve: top with Wild Blueberry Fruit Sauce

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