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.
Cheesecake Cookie Bars
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.