Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Want cheesecake but not the hassel of preparing one? Try this simple and delicious alternative : )

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. In a medium bowl blend thoroughly butter, brown sugar and flour with a fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Put 1 cup of the mixture aside for topping.
  4. Press remaining mixture into an 8x8x2 inch baking dish sprayed lightly with cooking spray; bake for 15 minutes.
  5. In another bowl combine sugar and cream cheese, mixing until smooth.
  6. Thoroughly beat in egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla.
  7. Spread over the baked crust and sprinkle with remaining brown sugar mixture.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Let cool, then chill for at least 1 hour.
  10. Cut into 16 squares; serve.


Most Helpful

Very good and very easy. I made this for church leadership meeting. I had put the canned fruit with it but they were better without it. note: I tried to shortcut by mixing all the last parts of the recipe at one time. Do not do this. I could not get them to blend well.

Devin71 March 28, 2010

This was excellent, Bev. I actually preferred this to cheesecake and it was easier to make. I had all ingredients on hand. I also liked that they weren't overly sweet. I added some lemon zest to the cream cheese mixture, since i absolutely love anything lemon. Next time, I may add a layer of raspberry preserves to change it up a bit! Thanks for posting!

Julie421511 March 03, 2010

Freaking Awesome!!! and so easy to make too! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

starbucksjunky246 August 12, 2011

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