Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Its Chocolate Chip Bars...Its Cheesecake...No Its Both

My husband LOVES his cheesecake.  Ewww...I cannot stand the stuff.  However this recipe made me want to dig right in (but restrained because I did not want to get "glutened"). It smelled and looked delicious.

Chocolate Chip Cheese Cake Bars
adapted from:

Cookie Layer
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1 t vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/4 cup flour
1 t salt
1 t baking soda
1 (12 oz bag) chocolate chips)

Cheese Cake Layer
1 pkg (8oz) cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 t vanilla

Cream together butter, shortening and sugars. Add vanilla and eggs.  Slowly incorporate flour, salt and soda. Stir until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Spread 3/4 of the batter into a greased 9x13pan.
In a mixing bowl cream together cream cheese, sugar, egg and vanilla until cream and smooth. Pour over cookie dough. Dot with remaining cookie dough.
Bake at 350 for 35-45minutes.  Store in the fridge.

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