Eggnog Cheesecake Squares

Eggnog Cheesecake Squares

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggnog, cheesecake, eggnog cheesecake
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 16
Author: Laureen King
These Eggnog Cheesecake Squares are made with a creamy, smooth cheesecake on top of holiday spice brownie crust.
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Ingredients

  • Ingredients for Spice Brownie Crust:
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 vanilla bean or 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Eggnog Cheesecake Layer Ingredients
  • 2 packages (8oz) cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean or 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup full fat eggnog
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

  • Preheat oven 350º. Grease 8x8 inch cake pan.
  • Blend together flour, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and salt, set aside.
  • With electric mixer beat butter and brown sugar until fluffy.
  • Mix in vanilla and egg.
  • Blend in flour mix just until combined, don't over mix.
  • Pour into cake pan spread evenly.
  • Bake 350º for 20 minutes or until top lightly browned.
  • Prepare cheesecake batter while brownie crust bakes.
  • Using electric mixer beat cream cheese with sugar until fluffy.
  • Add eggnog and vanilla, mix until combined.
  • On low speed add eggs, one at a time.
  • When brownie based is baked, reduce heat to 300º.
  • Remove from oven and pour cheesecake mixture on top of brownie base.
  • Return to oven and continue to bake 40-50 minutes until top has browned slightly.
  • Cool at room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.