chocolate chip cheesecake bars

★★★★★ 1
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By Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne
from Calais, ME

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

★★★★★ 1
serves 3 dozen
prep time 35 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For chocolate chip cheesecake bars

  • 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

  • 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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