Cream Cheese Fruit Squares
These easy dessert squares offer a graham cracker crust topped with vanilla cheesecake and your choice of canned fruit pie filling for a topping.
1 cup granulated sugar - divided use
1/3 cup butter
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 (8-ounce each) packages cream cheese, softened
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (21-ounce) container any flavor fruit pie filling
- For Crust: In a saucepan, melt 1/4 cup sugar and butter. Stir in graham cracker crumbs. Remove, press onto the bottom of a 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Set aside.
- Filling: In a large bowl, beat softened cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in remaining sugar, eggs (one at a time), and vanilla. Spoon blueberry pie filling over the crust and pour the cream cheese mixture on top.
- Bake in a 325°F (160°C) oven until set, about 45 to 50 minutes.
- Chill until firm, about 2 hours. Cut into squares.
Makes 16 squares.