If you like cheesecake, you will love this cheesecake cookies bar recipe - so simple to make.
Rich and decadent, your family will ask you to make these often. Offering many homemade cookie recipes at the end of the page.
HOMEMADE CHEESECAKE COOKIE BARS
1/3 cup butter, at room temperature
1/3 cup homemade brown sugar, packed
1 cup flour
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds, etc)
1/4 cup white sugar
8 oz block cream cheese, at room temperature
2 TBS milk
1 TBS lemon juice
1/2 tsp homemade pure vanilla extract
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter with brown sugar in a mixing bowl. Add flour and walnuts; mixing to make a crumb mixture. Reserve 1 cup for topping.
Press remainder into bottom of an 8 inch square pan and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Blend sugar with cream cheese until smooth. Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla extract; beat well. Spread over baked crust and sprinkle with reserved crust mixture. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool and cut into 2 inch squares.