Tequila-Lime Cheesecake Bars

Tequila-Lime Cheesecake Bars

Recipe by Maria VergaraCourse: DessertsCuisine: Mexican
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Calories

267

kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cointreau

  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

  • 2 eggs at room temperature

  • 4 tablespoons lime juice, approximately 2 limes

  • 2 tablespoons lime zest, approximately 2 limes

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

  • 1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 2-4 tablespoons tequila

  • 16- oz cream cheese 2 8-oz packages; at room temperature

Directions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
  • Line a 9 X 9 inch pan with aluminum foil and spray with oil.
  • To make crust: melt butter in a medium bowl. Stir in graham cracker crumbs until combined. Press gently in the bottom of the foil-lined pan.
  • Beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth and fluffy. Add lime juice and zest, tequila, cointreau and cream. Mix until completely combined *make sure to scrape the sides of the bowl. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture over graham cracker crust, spread into corners. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the center sets up.
  • Allow to cool completely in pan, then refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Cut into squares.
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