Cardamom Cheesecake Bars
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix crumbs and melted butter. Press firmly into bottom of foil-lined 9-inch square pan. Mix flour, oats, brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of the cardamom in medium bowl. Cut in cold butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in almonds. Set aside.
2. Beat cream cheese, granulated sugar, remaining 1 teaspoon cardamom and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended and smooth. Add eggs; beat just until blended. Pour over crust. Sprinkle streusel mixture evenly over cheesecake mixture.
3. Bake 45 minutes or until center is almost set and topping is golden brown. Cool on wire rack.
4. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight. Cut into bars. Store leftover bars in refrigerator.