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Key Lime Cheesecake Bars

Ingredients

For the crust

  • 9-10 graham crackers
  • 1/2 cup whole pecans
  • 2 tbs. melted butter
  • 1 tsp. almond extract

For the filling

  • 2 8 oz. packages of cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice or lime juice
  • 1/4 flour

Instructions

  1. Use a food processor to pulse together the graham crackers and pecans into crumbs.
  2. Add in the butter and almond extract.
  3. Pour crust into an 8x8 pan lined with parchment paper, and press down firmly.
  4. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla.
  5. Beat in eggs one at a time. Then add the juice and flour alternating in two parts each, starting with the flour.
  6. Pour the filling over the crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes, until the top starts to brown.
  7. Cool completely and chill before serving!