Cheese Cake Pie


1  9″ Graham Cracker Crust

1  8 ounce package of cream cheese

1  14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk

1/3 cup of lemon juice

1 tsp. vanilla

1 can cherry (or your favorite) pie filling



Beat cream cheese until fluffy.   Add in milk and beat until smooth.  Stir in lemon juice and vanilla until completely mixed.  Pour into prepared crust. Chill for 3 hours. Top with fruit and serve.

Congo Squares


1 pkg. brown sugar (2 cups)          1/2 tsp. salt

2/3 cups butter                               1 tsp. vanilla

3 eggs                                                1 pkg chocolate chips

2 3/4 cups flour                              1 cup walnuts (optional)

2 1/2 tsp baking powder



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a medium sauce pan melt butter.  Add brown sugar and vanilla and mix.  Remove pan from burner and let stand while sifting flour, baking powder and salt together.  When butter mixture is  cool enough to put your hand on the bottom of the pan, add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg.  Stir in dry ingredients and mix well.  Add chocolate chips and nuts.  Pour into 13x9x2 pan. Bake 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees.  Cool and cut into squares and enjoy.