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Cheesecake Bars

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Ingredients
  Chocolate wafer crumbs 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Cookie)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 6 Tablespoon, melted
  Light cream cheese 24 Ounce, softened (Neufchatel)
  Light sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, finely grated
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plums/3 fresh california peaches 5 , sliced
Directions

For crust, in medium bowl, combine crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar.
Stir in margarine.
Pat into 13x9x2 inch baking pan; chill.
For filling, in lg.bowl, beat cheese, sour cream, 3/4 cup sugar, vanilla, lemon juice and lemon peel until smooth.
In sm.saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand 5 minutes.
Heat over low heat, stirring to dissolve gelatin, about 2 minutes.
Blend into cheese mixture.
Spread 3 cups cheese mixture over crust.
In blender or food processor, puree 3 plums or 1 1/2 peaches to make 1 cup.
Fold puree into remaining cheese mixture.
Spoon over cheese layer; spread smooth.
Refrigerate several hours or until set.
Garnish with remaining fruit slices.
Cut into bars to serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
20

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