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Creamy Orange-Vanilla Squares

These creamy orange-vanilla squares are almost reminiscent of cheesecake thanks to the inclusion of Neufchatel cheese. If...

These creamy orange-vanilla squares are almost reminiscent of cheesecake thanks to the inclusion of Neufchatel cheese. If you’re looking to try something a little different, this snack is sure to brighten your taste buds. 

Ready in
3 h, 45 m
790
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Honey Bunches of Oats Whole Grain Vanilla Bunches
  • 1/4 Cup margarine, melted
  • 1 eight-ounce package Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon orange peel, grated
  • 1/4 Cup fresh orange juice

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray; set aside. Place 1 3/4 cups of the cereal in food processor; process until finely crushed. Mix with margarine; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Set aside.

Beat Neufchatel cheese and sugar with electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in flour, baking powder, orange peel, and juice; pour over crust.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cereal; press gently into top of dessert to secure. Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate several hours or until chilled. Cut into squares to serve. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving790
Total Fat26g41%
Sugar66gN/A
Saturated10g50%
Cholesterol122mg41%
Protein9g17%
Carbs70g23%
Vitamin A173µg19%
Vitamin B120.4µg6%
Vitamin C10mg16%
Vitamin D0.4µg0.1%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K12µg14%
Calcium117mg12%
Fiber0.3g1.2%
Folate (food)24µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)24µg6%
Iron0.7mg4.1%
Magnesium24mg6%
Monounsaturated10gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.7mg3.5%
Phosphorus163mg23%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium312mg9%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg17.8%
Sodium344mg14%
Sugars, added50gN/A
Trans2gN/A
Zinc0.9mg6.1%