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Slice of eggnog cheese with brownie crust. Decorated with a dollop of whipped cream and chocolate stick.

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
Calories: 268kcal
Author: Laureen King
These Eggnog Cheesecake Squares are made with a creamy, smooth cheesecake layer and a Holiday spice brownie crust.
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Ingredients

  • Ingredients for Spice Brownie Crust:
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp ginger
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 vanilla bean or 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Eggnog Cheesecake Layer Ingredients
  • 2 packages cream cheese 8 oz package size room temperature
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean or 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ 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 mixture, just until combined, don't over mix.
  • Pour into cake pan and spread evenly.
  • Bake 350º for 20 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.
  • Prepare cheesecake batter while brownie crust bakes.
  • Using and 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 626IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg