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M&M Cheesecake Squares


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 225 grams cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup M&M's candies
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg

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  1. Beat butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add flour and walnuts, mix well.
  3. Reserve 1/2 cup crumb mixture; press remaining crumb mixture into bottom of 8-inch square pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  5. Combine cream cheese, granulated sugar and vanilla extract, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
  6. Add egg, mix well.
  7. Layer 1/2 cup candy over crust; top with cream cheese mixture.
  8. Combine remaining candy, chopped, and reserved crumb mixture; mix well.
  9. Sprinkle crumb mixture over cream cheese mixture.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  11. Cool and cut in to 16 equal squares.

Posted by kdipaolo at Recipe Goldmine 6/14/01 8:58:19 pm.