Mini Cheesecake Bites

Carol *

By
@pcz

These cookies have been in my family since the 1960's. I haven't made them in years because I had misplaced the recipe until just last week. They're exactly like little squares of yummy cheesecake...mini little bites!!!

Your family will thank you for such a sweet treat...Enjoy!!!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 35 pieces
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CRUST:

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
walnuts, ground

CHEESECAKE:

1 c
white sugar
2-8 oz. pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
2
eggs
3 Tbsp
sour cream
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
flour
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
lemon extract

Step-By-Step

Step 1 Direction Photo

1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 pan

Step 2 Direction Photo

2Cream butter and brown sugar until creamy. Add flour and walnuts and mix well. Set aside 1 cup of mixture for topping. Press remainder in pan and bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly brown.

Step 3 Direction Photo

3Blend cream cheese and white sugar until smooth. Add eggs, sour cream, lemon juice, 1 T. flour, vanilla and lemon extract. Beat well. Spread over bottom crust: sprinkle with reserved topping mixture.

Step 4 Direction Photo

4Return to oven and bake for 35 minutes, or until lightly brown. Remove and cool. When cool, refrigerate until ready to serve. Keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Step 5 Direction Photo

5Helpful hint: Cut into squares before refrigerating...makes it easier to remove after they are cold. Sooo yummy!!! Enjoy....

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #Cookie Squares