Friday, September 4, 2015

White Chocolate and Lime Cheesecake Bars

Today Jennifer Estes of Blessed Femina is sharing...

This delectable dessert is a lovely ending to any savory feast...
Sweet, refreshing, creamy and scrumptious,
these key lime bars are sure to be a treat.

heesecake, lime bliss, creamy white chocolate
and a rich chocolate crumb~ all make
a unique and wonderful whole.

White Chocolate and Lime Cheesecake Bars

Bon App├ętit | October 2007

7 ounces high-quality white chocolate (such as Lindt),
chopped, plus white chocolate curls (optional garnish)
27 chocolate sandwich cookies (about 11 ounces)

1/2 cup chilled whipping cream
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon finely grated lime peel
Lime slices or lime twists (for garnish)

Line 8x8x2-inch square baking pan with foil, extending over all sides. Stir chopped white chocolate in small metal bowl set over saucepan of barely simmering water until melted and smooth. Remove bowl from over water. Finely grind cookies in processor. Add 2 tablespoons melted white chocolate and blend until mixture clumps together. 

Firmly press mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Chill while making filling.

Beat whipping cream in medium bowl until peaks form. Beat cream cheese, sugar, lime juice, and lime peel in large bowl until smooth. Beat in remaining melted white chocolate. Fold in whipped cream in 2 additions; spread over prepared crust. Chill until filling is slightly firm, at least 2 hours. Using foil as aid, lift cheesecake out of pan. Cut into 9 bars. Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired, and or lime slices or twists. 


so yummy!

"For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands:

happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee."

-Psalm 128:2
Hope you are having a lovely day... dear readers!
~Many Blessings~

Living her dream of being a wife and homemaker. Jen happily resides in sweet home Alabama. She firmly believes that the home is a beautiful canvas for biblical hospitality, servant hood and discipleship. All aspects of homemaking are on her list of interests including gourmet cooking, baking, calligraphy, sewing and embroidery. She is also inspired by photography, music, theology and biblical womanhood. 

Jen blogs at Blessed Femina, which she founded in the fall of 2008 to encourage other women in Biblical femininity. It is her greatest desire to live a life depicted in I Corinthians 10:31: "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

-Proverbs 31:14

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