Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars

Sheila Lubiansky

By
@Sheilamarielub

A rich and creamy bar with a crunchy chocolate crust. Peanuts give the crust it's crunch and cream cheese is what gives it it's creamy smooth center.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

35 Min

Ingredients

1
cup butter, divided
1
cup chocolate chips-semi sweet, divided
1 1/2
cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2
cup peanuts-unsalted dry roasted and chopped
16 oz.
cream cheese-softened
1
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 3/4 cup butter and 1/3 cup of the chocolate chips. Stir until smooth.
Stir in the graham cracker crumbs and peanuts.
Press this into a buttered 9x13 pan
Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.
2
In a mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract until smooth.
Spread this over the bottom layer
Melt the remaining 2/3 cup of chocolate chips until smooth.
3
Carefully spread this over the cream cheese layer.
Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into 24 squares and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy