Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

These bars combine two favorite flavors--chocolate chip cookies and cheese cake in one bite.


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Serves:

3 dozen

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
3/4 c
sugar
1/3 c
packed brown sugar
1
egg
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla
1-1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1-1/2 c
miniature chocolate chips
3/4 c
chopped pecans

FILLING:

2 8-oz pkg
cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
2
Fold in the chocolate chips and pecans. Set aside a third of the dough for topping. Press remaining dough into a greased 13X9X2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
3
Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Spoon over crust. Drop teaspoonsful of reserved dough over filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
4
Cool on wire rack. Cover and store in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies