Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

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Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

These bars combine two favorite flavors--chocolate chip cookies and cheese cake in one bite.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
3 dozen
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    shortening
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1-1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1-1/2 c
    miniature chocolate chips
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • FILLING:

  • 2 8-oz pkg
    cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Fold in the chocolate chips and pecans. Set aside a third of the dough for topping. Press remaining dough into a greased 13X9X2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Spoon over crust. Drop teaspoonsful of reserved dough over filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Cool on wire rack. Cover and store in the refrigerator.

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About Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies



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