Cheesecake Cookie Dough Bars

11
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!

My photo's

Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Cheesecake Cookie Dough Bars

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!

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheesecake Cookie Dough Bars

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



Show 72 Comments & Reviews

Get Baking With Peanut Butter

Get Baking With Peanut Butter

Kitchen Crew

Peanut butter is so much more than just an ingredient for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It can be used in stir-fry, incorporated into savory sauces, and, my favorite...

Christmas Cookies Santa Will Love

Christmas Cookies Santa Will Love

Kitchen Crew

The holiday season kicks off when baking Christmas cookies begins... baking lots of cookies. I love Christmas cookies. Festively decorated, they always put me in a good mood. I love...