Cheesecake Bars (with goat cheese)

  • 1/2 cup butter (or cold pressed oil)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup almonds, chopped fine
  • 2 1/4 cups organic whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup creamy goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons soy milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix first four ingredients until crumbly. Set aside 3/4 cup of mixture. Press the rest in bottom of a 9×9 pan. (Lightly spread with liquid lecithin if desired)

Mix together honey, goats cheese, milk, egg, lemon juice and spices. Spread over crust in pan. Sprinkle remaining crust over top and bake at 350 degrees for twenty-five minutes.
(makes 12-15 bars)

Variations: Use fresh sliced fruit, or make a pie or cobbler filling, spread over top crust before or after baking.

About Vickilynn Parnes

A student of health and nutrition for 40+ years, Vickilynn Parnes has over 30 years of actual hands-on experience reviewing and personally using different tools of the homemaking vocation, focusing on the areas of health and nutrition. Vickilynn is a magazine columnist, product reviewer, cookbook author and radio talk show host, as well as being full-time mom to 5 children.