Christmas Corner

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year - and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority.
- William John Cameron



Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence.
- Joan Mills



Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
- Ruth Carter Stapleton



Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
- Mary Ellen Chase



Blueberry Cheesecake Squares Recipe

Crust:
1 box Blueberry muffin mix (reserve can of blueberries to use in filling)
1/4 cup cold butter

Filling:
1 8 oz. cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
Reserved blueberries from mix
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup pecans, chopped

Topping:
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Directions for Crust:

Step 1:
Mix dry blueberry muffin mix and butter in a medium bowl with pastry mixer or two knives, mix in pecans.

Step 2:
Grease 9" pan and press mixture in bottom.

Step 3:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 15 minute.

Directions for Filling:

Step 1:
Combine cream cheese and sugar; add egg to mixture. Pour over baked crust.

Step 2:
Drain and rinse blueberries and sprinkle over cream cheese mixture.

Step 3:
Mix topping and sprinkle over top.

Step 4:
Bake for 35 - 40 minutes.

Makes 16 - 20 squares.