This is my dh's recipe lol!
Strawberry Cheesecake Squares
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
4 tsp lemon rind, grated
½ cup sugar
½ cup butter, melted
3 pkgs (8 oz each) cream cheese
1 ¼ cups sugar
1 ½ tsp vanilla
¾ tsp lemon rind
2 cups coarsely chopped fresh strawberries or 10 ounces frozen strawberries, thawed and chopped
Preheat oven to 325. Grease 9”x13” pan. In bowl stir graham cracker crumbs, lemon rind, and ½ cup sugar. Stir in butter. Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.Remove from oven and cool. In mixer bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time; beat thoroughly after each addition. Add vanilla and lemon rind. Blend until mixed. Stir
in strawberries. Pour mixture into baked crust. Bake 45-50 minutes, just until center is firm to touch. Turn oven off and cool 30 minutes with door closed. Remove from
oven and cool on rack. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Cut into 3-inch squares. Garnish with a strawberry fan, if desired.