Sunday, October 7, 2012

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

I have seen a lot of recipes for this on other blogs. I used the recipe from Baking Blonde. My guys love cookie dough anything so this went over well.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars from: Baking Blonde

1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs
4 tablespoons of melted butter
1 tablespoon of sugar
2/3 cup mini chocolate chips

Cookie Dough:
5 tablespoons of melted butter
1/3 cup brown sugar
4 tablespoons of sugar
dash of salt
1 teaspoon of vanilla
¾ cup flour
1 cup mini chocolate chips

8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
¼ cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon of vanilla

Extra mini chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Butter an 8x8 inch pan and then line with parchment paper extending over the sides. Butter the parchment paper. Mix the crust ingredients and press into the bottom of the pan. Bake 6 minutes and let cool. Mix the cookie dough ingredients together. Mix the cheesecake ingredients together with a mixer and pour over the crust. Drop the cookie dough by spoonful over the filling. Sprinkle with some extra mini chips and press them and the dough down into the filling a little. Bake for 30 minutes or until set. Cool and then refrigerate for 2-3 hours.