Cheesecake Cookie Dough Bars

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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!

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Rating:
★★★★★ 8 votes
Comments:
Serves:
15 bars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degree F.

    For the crust - Mix the graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar.
  • 2Press firmly into the bottom of a greased 9x9 inch baking pan. Bake for 5 minutes.
  • 3Cream together well the cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar.
  • 4Add the egg and vanilla; mix until well blended.


    Spread evenly over the graham crumb crust.
  • 5Cream 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.
  • 6Pick 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.
  • 7Bake 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.
  • 8Store 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.
  • 9Enjoy!

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About Cheesecake Cookie Dough Bars

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




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