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Florida Key Lime Cheesecake Bars Recipe (Fruit Dessert Recipes)

Florida Key Lime Cheesecake Bars Recipe (Fruit Dessert Recipes)

See More Fruit Dessert Recipes Organized by TypeAs anyone who’s heard Jimmy Buffet’s most famous song knows, Margaritaville is clearly a state of mind.

To set sail for Margaritaville, you just have to relax, kick back with a cool drink, and let the sun’s embracing warmth flow right through you without a care in the world.

This delicious fruit dessert recipe for Florida Key Lime Cheesecake Bars from the folks at Modern Comfort Food is a great way to let your taste buds in on the mellow fun.

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I know more than a few fathers who would prefer to make the holiday a “No Tie Zone” and enjoy the easy goodness of these Florida Key Lime Cheesecake Bars instead.



3/4 cup plain graham cracker crumbs (approximately 6 graham crackers)
1/2 cup unsalted, sliced almonds
A dash of ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons melted butter
1 14-ounce can sweetened, condensed milk
8 ounces cream cheese (or American Neufchatel cheese), at room temperature
2 raw egg yolks
9 tablespoons (1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon) fresh or bottled key lime juice (if the latter, the Nellie & Joe’s brand is particularly good)
(optional topping) 1/4 cup unsalted, sliced almonds tossed with 1 teaspoon confectioner’s sugar

How to Make Florida Key Lime Cheesecake Bars.

You can also see our list of delicious fruit dessert recipes to help you enjoy and eat more fruit throughout the year.

Also, here’s some convenient links to our first 100 Original Recipes on Hugging the Coast to make it easier for you to find culinary inspiration and ideas beyond dessert.

Hugging the Coast Blog Fast ForwardPlease join us tomorrow to see our newest food and cooking article: A Grilled Pineapple Salsa Recipe For a Vegan and Gluten-Free Taste of Sunshine.

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