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Cheesecake Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Cheesecake Squares, by , is from The Ruli Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Maria Dwyer (Maggie Ruli's recipe)
Added: Sunday, August 30, 2009


1 cup of all-purpose flour
1/4 cup of light brown sugar
1 cup of finely chopped pecans
1/2 cup of melted butter

2 (8 oz) packages of cream cheese
1 1/3 cup of sugar, divided
2 tsp vanilla divided
3 eggs
2 cups (16 oz) sour cream

For the crust:
Mix the flour, brown sugar, chopped pecans, and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 13x9 glass baking pan. Bake at 350 for 10 - 15 minutes (until lightly browned).

For the filling:
Mix 1 cup of sugar, 1 tsp of vanilla, and 3 eggs. Beat until smooth. Pour on top of the crust and bake 20 minutes until firm. Then mix the sour cream, 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 tsp vanilla. Pour on top of the cheesecake mixture and bake for an additional 3 - 5 minutes. Cool completely, then place in the refrigerator for several hours until cold. Then cut into squares.




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