ALMOND JOY BITS CHEESECAKE SQUARES!

Carol Junkins Recipe

By Carol Junkins CarolAJ

This is a recipe from Hershey's, soo you know it will be good !
Has sour cream , almond extract and cream cheese in them ~ with a Chocolate Crumb Crust (recipe follows) now what more could we possibly ask for?????


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
about 24 squares
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CHOCOLATE CRUMB CRUST:
in medium bowl, stir together 1`1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sugar, 1/4 cup hershey's cocoa and 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine.
SQUARES:
3 pkg
(8`oz each) cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1
container (8`oz.) dairy sour cream
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract
3
eggs
1 2/3 c
(10`oz pkg.) almond joy coconut & almond bits (pictured above)
MILK CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE:
in small microwave-safe bowl, place 2/3 cup hershey's milk choc. chips and 1`1/2 teaspoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine or oil) and microwave (100%) 1 minute, stir until melted.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325 Degrees.
Prepare the crust :
In medium bowl, stir together graham crackers, sugar, Hershey's cocoa and melted butter or margarine. Press mixture into bottom of pan. 13x9x2
2
Prepare the Filling:
In large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until well blended. Gradually add flour, beating until blended. Add sour cream, vanilla, almond extract and eggs; beat until blended. Stir in bits. Pour over crust. Bake 55-60 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover; refrigerate at least 6 hours.
3
DRIZZLE:
Drizzle milk chocolate drizzle over top of cheesecake. Refrigerate about 15 minutes or until drizzle is set. Cut into squares. Cover . refrigerate leftover cheesecake.
About 24 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #coconut, #and, #Almond, #Joy, #bits