Espresso Cheesecake Bars

1
Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

I love the taste of espresso and chocolate together. This is a great dessert for the coffee and chocolate lovers alike!

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • ESPRESSO BROWNIE CRUST

  • 1 pkg
    double chocolate brownie mix for 13x9 inch pan
  • 2 tsp
    instant espresso powder
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 1/3 c
    oil
  • 1
    egg
  • ESPRESSO CHEESECAKE LAYER

  • 2
    8oz. packages of cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    instant espresso powder
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Espresso Cheesecake Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. In medium bowl, stir together brownie mix, water, oil, 1 egg and espresso powder until moistened (about 40 strokes). Spoon batter into lightly greased 13x9-inch pan. Bake for 12 minutes.
  2. Place cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl. Using an electric mixer, mix on low speed 1 minute or until smooth. Add melted chocolate and mix on low speed until blended. Add 3 eggs, espresso powder and vanilla and continue to mix on low speed until blended. Spoon cream cheese mixture over crust and spread evenly. Bake 25-30 minutes or until filling is set temp around 325 to 350 is fine. Cool thoroughly before cutting. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, if desired. Store in the refrigerator.

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About Espresso Cheesecake Bars

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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