Lemon Cheese Bars-just the right combination of lemon, sweetness and cheesecake with a crumb topping.
It’s spring! At least I’m pretending spring is here. If I could just get the weather to cooperate. Such a tease, have a day or two of 70 degrees and then bam! It’s freezing cold again and I’m having to dig out the turtlenecks and sweaters. I really wish the weather would make up it’s mind.
Today is so dreary I need a little sunshine in my life so in come lemons! Something about that pretty yellow color, that tart juice. I love watching the kids suck on lemons, they try so hard not to let their faces pucker up but isn’t that the point of sucking on a lemon? Yes it tastes good but I should really have the camera ready any time they get their hands on one. Definitely a good way to make a rainy day a little brighter.
So after letting the kids pucker up for a few minutes and having lots of laughter fill the kitchen, I need to commandeer the rest of my lemons and make a treat. I could make Lemon Sugar Cookies, Lemon Bread or Lemon Crumb Squares but I’m in the mood for something a little less sweet. These Lemon Cheese Bars were perfect.
makes 16 small bars