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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars - The holy grail of cookie bars for cheesecake and cookie dough lovers alike.
Course Dessert
Cuisine North American
Keyword cheesecake, chocolate chip cookie dough
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24 cheesecake bars
Calories 174 kcal

Ingredients

For the Graham Crumb Base Layer

  • cups graham cracker crumbs
  • cup melted butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar

For the Cheesecake Center Layer

  • 1 cup cream cheese (that's an 8 ounce package)
  • cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the Cookie Dough Topping

  • cup butter
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup flour
  • pinch salt
  • cup chocolate chips
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

To Prepare the Crumb Base

  1. Mix together the graham crumbs, melted butter and sugar.
  2. Press firmly into the bottom of a greased or parchment paper lined 9x9 inch baking pan. Bake for 5 minutes at 325 degrees F.

To Prepare the Cheesecake Center Layer

  1. Cream together the cream cheese and sugar very well.
  2. Add the egg and vanilla and mix until well blended.
  3. Spread evenly over the graham crumb crust.

To Prepare the Cookie Dough Topping

  1. Cream together the butter, white sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract very well.
  2. Mix together the flour and salt and add to the creamed mixture.
  3. Fold in just until a dough forms then mix in the chocolate chips.
  4. Pick up the cookie dough in handfuls and press into a ball.
  5. Break off small nuggets of the dough and sprinkle these evenly over the cheesecake layer.
  6. Bake at 325 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until the cookie dough just begins to brown on top.
  7. Cool completely in the pan before cutting into squares or bars.
  8. Store in an airtight container in the fridge if you are not freezing these cookie bars.

Recipe Notes


The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie bar)
Calories 174 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Potassium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Sugars 12g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 6.1%
Calcium 2.4%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.