Applesauce Cheesecake Squares
2-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
3 pkg. (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup applesauce
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Combine all crust ingredients.Divide in half, press 1/2 in bottom of 9x13 inch; pan, save remainder for top. Combine cream cheese, sugar and flour, beat until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add remaining ingredients, beat until well blended. Pour into crust lined pan, make sure it's level.Sprinkle remaining crust on top.
Bake for 45-60 minutes or until knife inserted comes out clean.
To minimize cracking, place shallow pan of water on rack below cake while cooking.