Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Lemons

Lemon Cheesecake Bars

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Crust: Cream butter with brown sugar in a small mixing bowl. Add flour and walnuts. mix together, mixture will be crumbly. Reserve one cup for topping. Press remainder of mixture into the bottom of an 8″ square pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned.

Cheesecake: Blend sugar with cream cheese until smooth. Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Beat well. Spread over baked crust and sprinkle with reserved topping. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.