1 3/4 cups white flour
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling*
1. Mix all the ingredients for the base in a small bowl. Spread 3/4 amount of base evenly over greased small springform pan. Bake in 350 degree F. oven for 12-15 minutes, do not overbake.
2. Combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla in small bowl. Beat with a whisk until all is blended evenly.
3. Pour cream cheese mixture over baked crust. Bake in oven for 15 minutes, do not overbake.
4. Spread cherry pie filling of cream cheese layer. Sprinkle reserved base mixture over top. Bake for 15 minutes, roughly.