Yield: 16 Cookies
|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|
|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