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!!!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 pan
2
Cream 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.
3
Blend 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.
4
Return 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.
5
Helpful 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