Cheesecake Squares


1 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
6 tablespoons butter
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon lemon rind
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped nuts


Combine flour and brown sugar; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Set aside 1 cup of mixture and press the remainder into an ungreased 8-inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, granulated sugar, egg, milk, lemon rind and juice, and beat well. Spread over baked crust. Combine reserved topping with chopped nuts, and sprinkle over cheese mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.


Makes 16 squares.

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