Crunchy Cheesecake bars

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 6 tbsp margarine
  • ¼ tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 package cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup chopped nuts

In a medium bowl mix flour and brown sugar. Cut in mixture until batter resembles fine crumbs. Set aside ½ cup for topping. Press remaining crumbs into an ungreased 8 inch square pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl beat cream cheese on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar. Beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk, lemon peel, lemon juice, and vanilla. Mix well. Spread over baked crust. Combine nuts with reserved crumbs. Sprinkle over cream cheese mixture. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. Cool pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Yields 2 dozen.

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