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Lemon Cheesecake Squares with Fresh Berries

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook: 6 hours

Tessa Arias Scrumptiously refreshing and summery, these Lemon Cheesecake Squares with Fresh Berries are out of this world. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="551"] Lemon Cheesecake Squares with Fresh Berries[/caption] I've been on a...
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    thenotsoskinnykitchen — June 28, 2009 at 10:00 pm

    A couple years ago I saw “lemon cheesecake” and just wasn't sure that combination of things would be good. I finally decided to try it and am so glad I did. YUM! This looks great, and your pictures are always great!

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    tastestopping — June 29, 2009 at 1:10 am

    I would probably prefer double the cheesecake as well; thanks for the suggestion. Interesting note about the crust as well. Rustic versus refined, don't you think? Either way is valid, just depends on your tastes.

    Anyway, I found you on TasteSpotting and am writing to say that if you have any photos that aren’t accepted there, I’d love to publish them. Visit my new site (below), it’s a lot of fun! I hope you will consider it.


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    Natalie — June 29, 2009 at 2:13 am

    YUM! The cheesecake looks delicious. We must of been on the same brain wave because I made some blueberry cheesecake mallow bars today!

    Wish we could trade a piece 🙂

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    Tessa — June 29, 2009 at 4:40 am

    Liz- I probably would have been a little skeptical of the lemon taste in a cheesecake as well, but I was originally planning on making a blueberry tart with lemon curd so I figured I'd give lemon cheesecake a try, I'm glad I did too!

    Casey- You're welcome! You can thank my boyfriend actually hahah. I actually have many photos that haven't been accepted by tastespotting hahah, I guess that's what happens when you only have a point and shoot camera! I'll check your site out 🙂

    Natalie- Oh how I wish we could trade! Thank you 🙂

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    Bedroom Talk — June 29, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    okay this looks delicious and didn't seem like it took too long to make. I tried making homemade cheesecake once and it took all day! ugh by the time it was done my bf fell asleep. haha. I need to try this recipe soon maybe I can pass it off as me slaving over the oven hehe

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    Tessa — June 29, 2009 at 5:58 pm

    Yeah this cheesecake doesn't take as long to make because its in square form instead of cake form which is a lot bigger and thicker. This is a good recipe for cheesecake beginners!

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    nick — June 30, 2009 at 3:18 pm


    “I promise I didn't eat them all by myself!”

    OK, so your boyfriend had 1 and you ate all the rest! 🙂

    I wonder if some tangy creme fraiche would be good w/the tart lemon/blueberries in this…

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    Tessa — June 30, 2009 at 5:37 pm

    Nick- hahaha shhh don't tell anyone 🙂 Hmm I hadn't thought of that! I always have the hardest time finding creme fraiche where I live :/

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    Alyssa — July 3, 2009 at 3:05 am

    Your pics look fantastic! I love the idea of a lemon cheesecake! Lemon brightens all different types of foods.. sweet and savoury.. truly delicious.

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    Kevin — July 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm

    Those lemon cheesecake squares look really good with the berries on top.

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    Tessa — July 6, 2009 at 12:55 am

    Alyssa- Thanks!! So true, lemon is the magic ingredient to many dishes.

    Kevin- Thank you!! The berries add the burst of juicy sweetness that is so perfect during the summer.

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    Melissa — March 14, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    This came out great! A nice, subtle lemon flavor and not too sweet either 🙂

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    Brian — March 31, 2015 at 3:36 am

    Hi Tessa

    Do you have an equivalent for graham crackers in Australia?

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    Anne — April 18, 2016 at 8:38 pm

    I substitute granita biscuits for the crackers

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