Cheesecake Cookies

Cheesecake Cookies


6 T. butter, softened

1/3 C. light brown sugar

1 C. unbleached all-purpose flour

1/2 C. finely chopped walnuts


1/4 C. granulated sugar

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

1 egg, lightly beaten

2 T. milk

2 T. lemon juice

1/2 t. vanilla

For Crumbs:
Preheat oven to 350° F.

Cream butter and brown sugar. Add flour and nuts. Mix with hands until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup for topping.

Press remainder into miniature muffin tins lined with muffin papers.

Bake 12-15 minutes. Cool.

For Filling:
Blend granulated sugar and cream cheese. Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Mix well.

Put about 1 teaspoon filling into each cooled muffin cup. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs.

Bake at 350 ° F for 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool.

Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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