Christmas Cheesecake

Image result for photos of christmas cheesecakes         Christmas Cheesecake My Christmas gift to you is this delicious recipe courtesy of Gooseberry Patch; This recipe has the advantage of making delicious cheesecake without the bother of a spring form pan. Crust: 1/2 c white flour 1/3 c softened butter 1/2 c brown sugar Combine flour, butter and sugar; pat in an ungreased 8" square pan (or use a round pan). Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven. Filling: 2-8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened 1/2 c sugar 2 large eggs 4 T. milk or cream 2 T. lemon juice 1 t. vanilla Using an electric mixer, combine ingredients until smooth.  Spread over partially baked crust.  Bake 30-35 minutes more at 350 degrees. Decorate with your favorite toppings, such as cranberries, chocolate syrup,raspberry sauce, peppermint sprinkles or chocolate shavings. Enjoy!