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Lemon Cheesecake Crumb Bars

Lemon Cheesecake Crumb Bars are packed with that irresistible cheery lemon flavor sandwich between layers of buttery cookie crumb crust! They are perfect for picnics or sharing with neighbors!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 18
Author Amy


  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. butter cold
  • 1 1/2 c. oats
  • 2 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 c. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest


  • Preaheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan or line with greased aluminum foil.
  • Mix flour and brown sugar in a food processor. Slice butter in then add to food processor and pulse until crumbly. Add oats and pulse again.
  • Reserve 1 1/2 cups crumbs for top. Press remaining crumbs in the bottom of prepared pan and pack lightly. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs and blend. Add milk, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest and blend until smooth.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture over baked crust. Sprinkle reserved crumbs on top of cream cheese layer. Press gently.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until browned on top. Cool. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.