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This recipe for Favorite Cheesecake Squares, by Phyllis Giles, is from Phyllis Giles Cookbook,
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1/3 c. margarine 1/3 c. brown sugar 1 c. flour 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1 8 oz. pkg cream cheese 1/4 c. sugar 1 t. vanilla 1 egg 3/4 c. M&M's
Beat margarine and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add flour and walnuts; mix well. Reserve 1/2 c. crumb mixture; press remaining crumb mixture onto bottom of 8 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, mixing at medium speed until well blended. Add egg, mix well. Layer 1/2 c. candy over crust; top with cream cheese mixture. Combine remaining candy chopped and reserved crumb mixture over cream cheese mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool.
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