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Lemon Cheesecake Squares Recipe

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Nina Hebbard
Added: Friday, March 20, 2009


3/4 c. shortening
1/3 c. packed brown sugar
1 1/4 c. all purpose flour
1 c. rolled oats
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. seedless raspberry jam
4 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1/3 c. lemon juice
4 tsp. grated lemon peel

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Combine the flour, oats, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Press dough into a greased 13x9 baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Spread with jam.
For filling, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until fluffy. Add the eggs, lemon juice and peel just until blended. Carefully spoon over the jam. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack. Cover and store in the refrigerator.




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