Wilton's Strawberry Cheesecake Squares

Recipe by Renegade Chef
READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Preheat oven 325°F.
  • For the crust:.
  • Lightly spray 13x9 pan with vegetable spray.
  • Stir graham cracker crumbs, lemon rind, and sugar together in a small bowl.
  • Stir in butter.
  • Press mixture into the bottom of prepared pan.
  • Bake 8 - 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and cool.
  • For the filling:.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time; beat thoroughly after each addition.
  • Add vanilla and lemon rind; blend until mixed.
  • Stir in strawberries.
  • Pour mixture into baked crust and bake for 45-50 minutes, just until the center is firm to the touch.
  • Turn the oven off and leave the pan inside to cool for 30 minutes with the door closed.
  • Remove from oven and cool on rack.
  • Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • To serve, cut into 3-inch squares and garnish with extra strawberries if desired.