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Merry Berry Cheese Bars Recipe

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2 c. unsifted flour
1 ½ c. oats
¾ c. + 1 T. firmly packed brown sugar
1 c. butter or margarine, softened
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 (14 oz.) can of Eagle Brand sweetened and condensed milk
¼ c. RealLemon© lemon juice from concentrate
1 (16 oz.) can whole berry cranberry sauce
2 T. cornstarch

Preheat oven to 350º. With mixer, beat flour, oats, ¾ c. sugar, & butter until crumbly. Set aside 1 ½ c. mixture, press remaining mixture onto bottom of greased 13x9" baking pan. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
With mixer, beat cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in milk until smooth, stir in lemon juice. Spread over baked crust. Combine cranberry sauce, cornstarch, and remaining 1 T. of sugar. Spoon over cheese layer. Top with reserved crumb mixture.
Bake 45 minutes or until golden, Cool and cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.

*Cut into large squares. Serve warm, topped with ice cream.




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