Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

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Looking for a low-fuss dessert recipe? Try our Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars! Store-bought chocolate chip cookie dough makes these chocolate chip cream cheese bars a breeze to make.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
36 bars

Ingredients

  • 1 16.5- or 18-ounce roll refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough

  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese or reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened

  • cup sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ cup miniature semisweet chocolate pieces

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with parchment paper. Press cookie dough onto bottom of prepared pan. (You don't need to cover bottom completely because dough will expand.)

  2. In a medium bowl beat next four ingredients (through vanilla) with a mixer on medium until smooth. Spread over dough; sprinkle with chocolate pieces.

  3. Bake about 20 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving.

To Store:

Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 days or freeze up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

107 Calories
6g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 107
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 67mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 34mg 1%
Folate, total 8.8mcg

*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.

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