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Festive Cranberry Cheese Squares
2 cups unsifted flour
1 1/2 cup oats
3/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 (14-oz) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1 (27-oz.) jar None Such Ready-to-Use Mincemeat
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 (16-oz.) can whole berry cranberry sauce
1.) Preheat oven 350 degrees.
In mixer bowl, beat flour, oats, 3/4 cup sugar and butter until crumbly.
Reserving 1 1/2 cups crumb mixture, press remaining mixture on bottom of greased 15x10 inch jellyroll pan.
2.) Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
3.) Meanwhile, in mixer bowl, beat cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth; beat in eggs. Spread over baked crust; top with mincemeat.
Combine remaining 1 Tbsp sugar and cornstarch, stir in cranberry sauce. Spoon over mincemeat. Top with reserved crumb mixture.
4.) Bake 40 minutes or until golden. Cool. Chill. Cut into squares. Garnish as desired.