Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars

Sheila Lubiansky


A rich and creamy bar with a crunchy chocolate crust. Peanuts give the crust it's crunch and cream cheese is what gives it it's creamy smooth center.


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35 Min


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cup butter, divided
cup chocolate chips-semi sweet, divided
1 1/2
cups graham cracker crumbs
cup peanuts-unsalted dry roasted and chopped
16 oz.
cream cheese-softened
cup sugar
teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars


  • 1In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 3/4 cup butter and 1/3 cup of the chocolate chips. Stir until smooth.
    Stir in the graham cracker crumbs and peanuts.
    Press this into a buttered 9x13 pan
    Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.
  • 2In a mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract until smooth.
    Spread this over the bottom layer
    Melt the remaining 2/3 cup of chocolate chips until smooth.
  • 3Carefully spread this over the cream cheese layer.
    Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into 24 squares and serve.

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About Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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