Indulge in Summery Bliss with Peaches and Cream Cheesecake Bars! Picture this: you’re enjoying a slice of sublime cheesecake bar, its luscious texture melding with the sweet, tangy flavor of ripe peaches and rich cream cheese. It’s not just a treat for the eyes but a feast for the taste buds, offering a heavenly balance of sweetness and creaminess. This Peaches and Cream Cheesecake Bar recipe is an absolute must-try, sure to entice you for more.
A few summers back, a family road trip led us to a delightful countryside encounter where we were greeted with these homemade cheesecake bars. The aroma was tantalizing, and the first bite was like a burst of summer joy. The combination of sweet peaches and velvety cream cheese was unforgettable. This recipe quickly became a treasured family gem, always reminding us of that warm, sunny afternoon.
Peaches and Cream Cheesecake Bars Recipe:
For the Bars:
1 can (21 oz) peach pie filling
4 large eggs
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
For the Cheesecake:
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon almond or vanilla essence
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla essence.
In another bowl, mix flour and salt. Gradually blend into the wet ingredients.
Spread half the batter in the prepared pan.
Whisk cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla essence until smooth. Spread over the batter in the pan.
Layer with peach pie filling, then drop remaining batter in dollops on top.
Bake for 30-35 minutes until golden-brown. Cool completely.
Optionally, prepare and drizzle the glaze over the cooled bars.
These Peaches and Cream Cheesecake Bars are more than just a dessert; they’re a portal to summery nostalgia and joy. Perfect for relishing during a cozy gathering or as a treat to brighten your day. Prepare to be swept away by the enchanting flavors of this delightful dessert!