cheesecake squares

1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup flour (sifted)
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup sugar
8 ounce package cream cheese
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream butter with brown sugar in mixing bowl. Add flour and walnuts. Mix to make a crumb mixture. Reserve 1 cup for topping. Press remainder into bottom of an 8 inch square pan. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. Blend sugar with cream cheese in mixing bowl until smooth. Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Beat well. Spread over baked crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Cool. Cut into 2″ squares.

For bigger portion, double recipe and bake in a 9 x 13 pan.

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