A layer of vanilla & lemon flavored sugar cookies topped with a layer of smooth vanilla lemon cheesecake and drizzled with white chocolate.
Keyword cheesecake, cheesecake bar, lemon, vanilla bean
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 47minutes
Total Time 1hour2minutes
Servings 9x19 pan
Author Lyuba Brooke
¼cupunsalted butterroom temperature
dash of salt
Zest from 1 lemon
2 8ozpacks of cream cheesesoftened
2/3cupwhite granulated sugar
Zest of 1 lemon
1cupwhite chocolate chipsmelted
Preheat oven to 325 and grease 9x13 baking dish.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar for a couple of minutes.
Add egg and vanilla, and beat until mixed.
Bring the speed to low, and sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Scrape vanilla bean and zest the lemon into it. Mix all ingredients until just combined.
Spread cookie batter evenly in the baking dish, and press it down. Set aside.
Beat cream cheese in a bowl in an electric mixer, on medium-high speed, until smooth and fluffy, for a couple of minutes, Scrape sides and bottom of the bowl and beat for another minutes.
Add egg and sugar and beat until incorporated.
Add yogurt, vanilla extract, vanilla bean, corn starch and lemon zest. Beat until all incorporated. Scrape sides and bottom of the bowl and mix a little more.
Spread cheesecake batter evenly over the cookie layer.
Bake for 40 minutes. Turn off the oven and open oven door half way. Let cheesecake rest in the oven for 5-7 minutes.
Melt white chocolate and transfer into a piping bag. Cut off a small tip and drizzle over the top.
Cool completely before cutting.
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