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Cherry & Almond Cheesecake Square

Posted by Lynn Murden on

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 9"square pan with non stick cooking spray. Note - any variety of Yummies in a Jar jam or dessert topping may be used in this recipe.

Crust - Mix till crumbly then press in bottom of square pan. Bake 15 - 18 minutes till edges are light golden brown.

1/2 cup sugar                                       1/2 cup soft butter

1 1/4 cup all purpose flour

Filling - combine all except the jam in a bowl and beat well. Pour over partially baked crust. Using the tip of a spoon, swirl jam lightly into the mixture. Return pan to oven and bake an additional 15 - 20 minutes till filling is set.  Cool 30 minutes.

1 x 8 oz pkg cream cheese                  1/2 cup sugar

1/2 tsp almond extract                         1 egg

2 Tbsp (+ 2 more for topping) Yummies in a Jar Cherries & Almond Jam

Topping - After square is cool, spread remaining 2 Tbsp jam evenly over the top, refrigerate 30 minutes, cut into squares.



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