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    Savannah Cheesecake Cookies (Paula Deen)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    Shabby Sign Shoppe's Note:

    Yummy bars of JOY!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12-16

    Yield:

    Bars

    Units: US | Metric

    Crust

    Filling

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    2. 2
      Combine flour, brown sugar, pecans, and butter in bowl.
    3. 3
      Press dough into an ungreased (I grease pan as bars tend to stick if you do not) 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan.
    4. 4
      Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
    5. 5
      For filling, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar together in a bowl until smooth, using a handheld electric mixer; add eggs and extract; beat well. Pour over crust.
    6. 6
      Bake for 20 minutes.
    7. 7
      Cool completely.
    8. 8
      Cut into squares before serving.
    9. 9
      Decorate tops with berries and mint leaves.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 24, 2010

      45

      Very simple bar cookie that is very quick to put together. The base layer is very thin when spread in the suggested size pan. It finished as a light, crispy layer but I would suggest either doubling the ingredients for the bottom or using an 8x8 baking pan if you like a thicker base. The cheesecake layer is very plain and not overly sweet. This makes it sort of a blank slate for lots of variations. I made a simple chocolate "glue" with dark chocolate chips and butter and attached a fresh raspberry to each cookie and dusted them with powdered sugar. I could imagine substituting peppermint flavoring for the vanilla at the holidays and topping with crushed peppermint candy or candy canes. They make a nice and easy treat for anytime. Made for ABC Tag on FB July '10.

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    • on February 02, 2010

      55

      These were fantastic! I used almond extract because I was out of vanilla, and everyone who tried these raved. They didn't last long!

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    • on August 24, 2009

      55

      I saw these on Paula's show and knew I needed to make these. I doubled the crust and left the berries and mint off since hubby was taking them to work. They loved them so much I had to give them the recipe. These are wonderful! Thanks for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Savannah Cheesecake Cookies (Paula Deen)

    Serving Size: 1 (75 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 401.5
     
    Calories from Fat 258
    64%
    Total Fat 28.7 g
    44%
    Saturated Fat 14.1 g
    70%
    Cholesterol 114.7 mg
    38%
    Sodium 185.9 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.4 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 21.6 g
    86%
    Protein 6.4 g
    12%

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