Cheesecake Cookie Dough Bars

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Yum! Not sure where I found this recipe, but it's a keeper. My kids love them of course. Kids and cookie dough just go together.

The recipe called for graham cracker crumbs, I was fresh out so improvised with Nilla wafer crumbs. I actually think I like them better this way.


Enjoy!

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Serves:

15 bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

1 - 1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/3 c
melted butter
2 Tbsp
sugar

FILLING

1 - 8 oz
cream cheese , softened
1/3 c
sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract

COOKIE DOUGH

1/3 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
dark brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 c
flour
2/3 c
chocolate chips, ( i used milk chocolate )
pinch of salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degree F.

For the crust - Mix the graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar.
2
Press firmly into the bottom of a greased 9x9 inch baking pan. Bake for 5 minutes.
3
Cream together well the cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar.
4
Add the egg and vanilla; mix until well blended.


Spread evenly over the graham crumb crust.
5
Cream together very well: butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract.

Fold in 3/4 cup flour and salt just until a dough forms. Mix in the chocolate chips.
6
Pick up the cookie dough in handfuls and press into a ball. Break off small nuggets of the dough and sprinkle these evenly over the cheesecake layer.
7
Bake at 325 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until the cookie dough just begins to brown on top. Cool completely in the pan before cutting into squares or bars.
8
Store in airtight container if not freezing.

The recipe calls for a 9 x 9 pan. I used a 9 x 13 baking dish. For a thicker bar, use the 9 x 9. I didn't have one.
9
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cookie, #bars, #dough