Espresso Cheesecake Bars

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Simple and delicious -- the only problem is waiting for them to be ready to eat.


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Serves:

yields 25 bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
chocolate cookie crumbs
1 tsp
instant espresso coffee powder
1/4 c
butter, melted
8 oz
package cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1
egg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine cookie crumbs, 1/2 tsp. espresso powder and melted butter; mix well. Reserve 1/4 cup crumb mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom of ungreased 8-inch square pan.
2
Beat cream cheese in medium bowl at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add sugar, remaining 1/2 tsp. espresso powder, vanilla and egg; blend well. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or just until center is set. Cool 30 minutes or until completed cooled. Cover loosely; refrigerate 3-4 hours or until firm. With hot, wet knife, cut into bars.

Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy