Vanilla Cheesecake Bars

13 May

I know, I know it’s been a while since I’ve picked up the iPad and shared some recipes with you beautiful people. Well I’m free today so the plan is to write up a few of mums golden gems and share them with the world 🙂 here goes:

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Vanilla Cheesecake Bars. Everyone loves cheesecake, nothing over the top just a simple vanilla cheesecake. Well what’s better these bars can have you chomping away on the go!

What you need:
For the base:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup softened butter
1/2 cup icing sugar
For the filling:
8 ounces softened cream cheese
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs, lightly beaten
For the frosting:
1-1/2 cups icing sugar
1/4 cup softened butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 to 5 teaspoons milk

What you do:
1) Pre-heat the oven to 175C.
2) Combine the ingredients for the base and press onto an ovenproof dish.
3) Pop in the oven and leave to bake for 25 minutes.
4) Combine all the ingredients for the filling and whisk until soft peaks appear.

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5) Once the base is cooked, pour in the filling and level out with a spatula.
6) Place it back into the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
7) Remove it from the oven and leave it to cool.
8) Combine the frosting ingredients together and pour over once the cheesecake is cool, pop in the fridge and enjoy once set.

A brilliant summer snack for picnics and kids lunchbox’s!

Keep it delicious!

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