Cheesecake cookies 2

Yield: 16 Cookies

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Whole wheat flour
⅓ cup Brown sugar
⅓ cup Butter or margarine
½ cup Chopped walnuts or toasted sesame seeds or roasted sunflower seeds
8 ounces Cream cheese
¼ cup Honey
1 Egg
2 tablespoons Milk
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
Grated peel of 1 lemon
½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
½ teaspoon Freshly grated nutmeg

Blend together the flour, sugar, and butter with a pastry cutter to make a crumbly texture. Then mix in ½ cup nuts or seeds. Reserve ½ cup of the mixtrue for the topping, and press the remainder into an 8" square pan. Bake at 350 deg F for 12-15 min.

In the meantime, soften the cream cheese and blend in the honey, egg, milk, and remaining ingredients. Spread over the baked crust and sprinkle with the reserved topping. Garnish, if you wish, with fruit slices and/or meat nuts. Bake at 350 deg F for 25 min. Cool and cut into 2" squares.

Note: If using strawberries for garnish, put them on the cheesecake topping after baking.

Optional garnishes: fruit slices: orange, apple, banana, strawberries nutmeats (whole or chopped): almonds, walnuts, Brazil nuts

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