Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Cheesecake Squares

These are rather scrummy! a baked cheesecake flavour with what basically tastes like peanut or choc chips. 5 weight watchers pro-points per slice (divides into 16 squares)

1 (225g) package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup M&M or Smarties candies (I used smarties)
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1 egg
1/3 cup margarine
1 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar,  
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Preheat the oven to 350f / 175c
2. Beat the margarine and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
3. Add the walnuts and flour; mix well.
4. Reserve 1/2 cup of the crumb mixture; press the remaining crumb mixture into bottom of a 8″ square pan.
5. Bake for about 10 minutes.
6. Combine the softened cream cheese, granulated sugar and vanilla; using an electric mixer, mix at medium speed until well blended.
7. Add the egg; mix well.
8. Layer 1/2 cup of the Smarties or M&M candies over the crust; top with the cream cheese mixture.
9. Combine the remaining candy and reserved crumb mixture; mix well.
10. Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the cream cheese mixture.
11. Bake again for about 20 minutes.
12. Let cool completely before serving.


  1. OMG....this sounds absolutely yummy..thanks for sharing....:)
    Hugs xx

  2. This sounds rather yummy.. I know a Boy who would rather enjoy these (so would I, but not the tummy-ache afterwards!).
    Thank you for sharing!



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