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Creamy Orange-Vanilla Squares

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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.