Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Almond Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

May 13, 2013

Almond Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

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Creamy and delicious, these bars are pretty much perfection! Great for the holidays or a pot luck!


Creamy and delicious, these bars are pretty much perfection! Great for the holidays or a pot luck! Almond Cream Cheese Bars Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads




I hope all you Mommy readers had a wonderful Mother's day yesterday! 

I spent the day with my little honey girl and loved every moment! She is my life!


Today's recipe is Almond Cream Cheese Bars! LOVE both almonds and cream cheese, so I knew this would be a fantastic recipe! 

It's very easy to make and the flavors are so delicious! 



Creamy and delicious, these bars are pretty much perfection! Great for the holidays or a pot luck! Almond Cream Cheese Bars Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads

I love the texture of the filling, and the frosting tops it off perfectly. 


I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did!



Almond Cream Cheese Bars Recipe


by Sheena
Ingredients
  • Crust:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • Filling:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Frosting:
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
Instructions
Crust:
Cut butter into dry ingredients and pat into a 9x13 glass baking dish. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Filling:
Beat sugar and cream cheese with mixer until combined. Beat in eggs and almond extract until fluffy. Pour over hot crust. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Cool completely.

Frosting:
Cream sugar, milk, butter and almond extract until combined. Spread evenly on top of the cooled bars. Sprinkle with almonds. Cut and serve!
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23 comments:

  1. Sheena, saw these at All My Bloggy Friends and they look SO delicious...I love almond. Thanks for sharing and am pinning! Have a wonderful week. ~Cindy@littlemisscelebration.com

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  2. These look delicious.
    Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

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  3. These look really good! I love dessert type bars and I love almond and cream cheese:) I can't wait to try these! You have a lot of really good recipes on here- I am your newest follower on Google+ !

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  4. Yummy! You should bring these over to Tumbleweed Contessa. I'd love for you to share them with us.

    Linda

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  5. oh my goodness - these look so incredible! LOVE almond!

    found you at Feeding big

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  6. I just made these and they're delicious! Very sweet so there will be enough for LOTS of people!

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    1. I'm SO glad you liked them, Judith! Thanks so much for letting me know! :)

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  7. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe at the In and Out of the Kitchen link party. Your recipe was the most clicked last week and will be featured at this weeks party and in my new post that will list the Top 10 from last week!

    Cynthia from http://FeedingBig.com

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    1. How awesome! Thanks so much for the feature, Cynthia!!

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  8. Hi Sheena :)This sounds wonderful and easy! Thank you so much for linking up last week - you had the most views and I'm stopping by to let you know that you'll be featured at tomorrow's All my Bloggy Friends :) I can't wait to see what you share this week!

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  9. Another delicious recipe and it's our Spotlight of the Week:

    http://www.flourmewithlove.com/2013/05/featuring-you_22.html

    Thanks for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

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  10. Sheena - this recipe sounds and looks fabulous. I am wild about cream cheese and am pinning this to make...when I can share it cause I'd be sure to eat up the whole thing. Gotta tell you this...last week I was in ER with tummy pains...I had 2 sweet nurses...one's name was Sheena and the other looked like you! Honest! And I told them about you too...gave us a good giggle. Small world huh? Enjoy a great weekend.

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  11. These bars look delicious! :)

    Thank you so much for sharing at Marvelous Mondays this week!

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  12. Sheena,
    These look and sound delicious! I love almond flavor in desserts. So glad you had a wonderful Mother's Day. Mine was great too. I got to spend the day with my Mom and Sister-in-law and the rest of the family too. Thanks for linking up to Tasty Creations every week with your wonderful recipes. Have a great weekend :)
    xoxo,
    Michelle

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  13. Can we make these soon???? Please and thank you!

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  14. Brand New to your blog. I found this on Love Bakes Good cakes. SO glad I did because I love almond flavor. Can't wait to try it!

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    1. Thanks, Rebekah! I'm so glad you stopped by! I love almond flavor too! :)

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  15. These bars sound awesome, Sheena! Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday Sweet Treats Party!

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