Rich & Creamy, Lemony “Sunshine” Cheesecake Bars with Sweet Vanilla Bean Sour Cream

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23Ingredients
40Minutes
880Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 10 whole crackers processed in food processor)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 16 ounces cream cheese (softened at room temp)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • sour cream (Sweet Vanilla Bean, recipe below)
  • lemon curd (recipe below, or you can use store bought)
  • edible gold dust (”, for garnish, if desired)
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 vanilla bean (alternately, you can substitute about ½ teaspoon of pure vanilla extract)
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
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    NutritionView More

    880Calories
    Sodium24% DV580mg
    Fat89% DV58g
    Protein29% DV15g
    Carbs27% DV80g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories880Calories from Fat520
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat58g89%
    Saturated Fat31g155%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol455mg152%
    Sodium580mg24%
    Potassium300mg9%
    Protein15g29%
    Calories from Fat520
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate80g27%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars65g130%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C30%
    Calcium15%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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