Next time, I would like to put in lime juice for extra flavor and forgo the crumble topping. A great summer, Fourth of July, or family reunion dessert.
This Cheese Pie-Bar Cookie was turned into a Lime Cheesecake Bar with a few tweaks to the recipe.
Coming from one of my staple cookbooks, Farm Journal’s Homemade Pies, Cookies & Bread by the Food Editors of Farm Journal.
Given that St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, it was appropriate to substitute the lemon peel for lime peel and to add green food coloring to the filling (2 drops). Instead of all white flour, I used part whole wheat and part Einkorn. The whole wheat gives a full body flavor to the crust. Baking with Einkorn can change the texture of baked goods but I haven’t found this significant. Einkorn is an unhybridized, ancient wheat. It has more of a nutty flavor compared to other flours.
I doubled the recipe and put the crust in a 9 x 13 inch pan. My crust turned out thicker than if I used two 9 x 9 inch pans. I also used 8 oz. of cream cheese instead of the doubled quantity of 6 oz. because I like cream cheese and wanted to use the whole brick.
These bars turned out fine. The filling formed up nicely after the bars cooled and were refrigerated. A nice thick crust is a good base to hold the filling for finger food. Next time, I would like to put in lime juice for extra flavor and forgo the crumble topping.
This treat would make a great summer, Fourth of July, or family reunion dessert.
Published by Greenwich House, Distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc., New York.
Harbor Café offers a very wide array of menu items. Allow yourself plenty of time to look over their extensive menu, and be sure to save room for dessert! A great dining spot while visiting Clarksville, TN or Ft. Campbell.
Harbor Café Bar & Grill
2131 Lowes Drive
We enjoyed a three generation family meal at this fine establishment in one of their large booths. Food, atmosphere, and service all culminated in an enjoyable evening.
Venue: While billed as a Café, I’d classify this establishment as a restaurant. You can easily dress casual or upscale to enjoy your evening.
Atmosphere: Large and roomy steak house atmosphere.
Food Fare: Harbor Café offers a very wide array of menu items. Steak, pasta, seafood, oriental not to mention appetizers, salads,and desserts. We enjoyed grilled chicken with sweet potato, 2 oriental dishes, and a pasta dish.
Recommendations: Allow yourself plenty of time to look over their extensive menu. Definitely save room for cheesecake. I’ve never had a piece of cheesecake that tall before. Both cheesecake and key lime pie were good. Consider adding this restaurant to your itinerary while visiting Clarksville, TN or Ft. Campbell.
Service: Top notch!
Return Rating: Definitely!