Lemon Sugar Cookie Bars – Dessert Recipes

These easy lemon bars have a sweet sugar cookie crust topped with a tangy lemon cheesecake filling and then topped with more sugar cookie crumble. The perfect balance of sweet and tangy. This post was

These easy lemon bars have a sweet sugar cookie crust topped with a tangy lemon cheesecake filling and then topped with more sugar cookie crumble. The perfect balance of sweet and tangy. This post was

Ingredients

  • Sugar cookie crust:
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup butter at room temperature
  • 2 Cups all purpose flour
  • Lemon cheesecake:
  • 8 Ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon zest divided
  • 1/2 Cup sugar

Instructions

  1. For the bars:
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Line an 8×8 or 9×9 inch square baking dish with foil and spray liberally with non stick cooking spray.