Pecan Cheesecake Squares

1 cup all-purpose flour
⅓ cup unsalted butter or margarine; softened
¼ cup brown sugar; firmly packed
8 ounces cream cheese; softened
⅓ cup brown sugar; firmly packed
1 egg
2 teaspoons milk
½ teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces; finely chopped

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. In a large mixing bowl mix flour, margarine and ¼ cup brown sugar; press in ungreased baking pan, 8-inch-by-8-inch-by-2-inch.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes
4. In small mixer bowl beat cheese, brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla for 30 seconds on low speed except pecans, scraping bowl constantly. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Spread over baked layer; sprinkle with pecans.
5. Continue baking for about 25 minutes until edges are light brown. Cool; refrigerate at least 2 hours. Cut into 1¼-inches squares. Store in refrigerator.

Makes about 3 dozen squares

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