Irresistible Almond Bars

Crust:

  • 1 c butter
  • 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 2 c flour

Filling:

  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 eggs

Icing:

  • 1 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • sliced almonds

To make crust: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together all crust ingredients. Put into 9×13″ pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

To make filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar and almond extract together. Add one egg at a time and beat. Pour into baked crust and bake an additional 15-20 minutes.

To make icing: Mix all ingredients together and spread over bars. Cut into squares. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top. Refrigerate bars.

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