Recipes and Cooking Chocolate Cheesecake Bars 5.0 (1) 1 Review What makes chocolate even better? More chocolate! This recipe is made for those who truly love chocolate. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on September 15, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Peter Krumhardt Prep Time: 20 mins Microwave Time: 2 mins Stand Time: 15 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 24 bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¾ cup crushed chocolate sandwich cookies with white filling (18 cookies) ¼ cup butter, melted 1 ounce semisweet chocolate, melted 8 ounce semisweet chocolate, chopped ¾ cup whipping cream 1 3 ounce package cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon chocolate liqueur (optional) ½ cup miniature semisweet chocolate pieces 1 recipe Sweetened Whipped Cream Sweetened Whipped Cream 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla Directions Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan. Lightly grease the foil; set aside. For crust, in a large bowl combine crushed cookies, butter, and the 1 ounce melted semisweet chocolate, stirring until well mixed. Press into the bottom of the prepared pan. Chill while making filling. For filling, in a small microwave-safe bowl combine the 8 ounces chopped semisweet chocolate and the whipping cream. Microwave on 100-percent power (high) about 2 minutes or until almost melted, stirring once. Stir until smooth. In a medium bowl beat cream cheese and, if desired, chocolate liqueur with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until smooth. Gradually add chocolate-whipping cream mixture, beating until smooth. Spread evenly over crust. Let stand for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the chocolate pieces. Chill for 4 to 24 hours or until set. Cut into bars. Serve with Sweetened Whipped Cream. Sweetened Whipped Cream In a chilled bowl combine whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). To Store: Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 215 Calories 16g Fat 18g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 215 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 33mg 11% Sodium 80mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Total Sugars 13g Protein 2g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 62mg 1% Folate, total 4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.