Baked Cheesecake Squares

Baked Cheesecake Squares


"If you like cheesecake, you'll love these bars."


servings 390 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 390 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.4 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 64 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 8 inch square baking pan.
  2. To make the crust: In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Gradually blend in flour and walnuts. Mixture will be crumbly.
  3. Set aside one cup of crust mixture. Press the rest of the mixture into the bottom of baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. To make filling: in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar. Add in egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla until well blended.
  5. Spread the filling over warm crust. Sprinkle top with remaining crust mixture. Bake for another 25 to 28 minutes. Let cool on wire racks before cutting.
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  1. 15 Ratings


This recipe was quick and easy to make, unfortunately it isn't worth even the few minutes it takes to make. Before I go any furhter: I followed the recipe EXACTLY. The walnut crust is way too ...

layer or crust way too thick and not enough cream cheese. TO ALL BAKERS OF THIS RECIPE: Use at least one package of cream cheese to even out the crust, or stick to original 2 packs if you like m...

Like other users, I had to make a number of changes to make this recipe something we would enjoy. I increased the amount of cream cheese to a full 8 oz. package, and I was still wishing there ha...

I gave this 3 stars after using some changes.I used a whole package of cream cheese,so when making the crust I used about 1/4 cup of milk and a little more flour. I didn't use nuts. I put it all...

Everyone loved these bars. The lemon was just the right touch as well as the nutty cookie layer. Will definitely make these many more times! Jordancici from MN

This is fairly easy, but we did not love the crust and there was not enough cheesecake middle.

These are good and fairly easy to make. They are like mini cheesecakes.

gosh darn it! these things taste like sunlight and flower petals. Bring it on!

my husband absolutely loves these bars. he asked me to commit the recipe to memory!