Blueberry Walnut Cheesecake Bars by Janet
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter (melted)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped nuts (we use walnuts)
2/3 cup finely crushed graham crackers
8 oz cream cheese (softened)
1/3 cup sugar
3/4 tsp. grated lemon peel
1 1/4 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tblsp finely crushed graham crackers
1 pint of fresh blueberries (or 1 can blueberry pie filling)
Stir together first 4 ingredients. Add melted butter;
Mix till crumbly.
Pat into ungreased 9x9x2 inch baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
Cream together cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar;
Add egg, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
Pour over baked layer and bake at 350 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes.
Sprinkle with the 2 Tblsp graham crackers;
Let cool, then put fresh blueberries (or pie filling) on top.
Store in refrigerator till ready to serve.
Makes 16 bars