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December 18th, 2013 15 Comments

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bar

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bar Recipe

Makes 1 | Prep Time: 30 minutes | Bake Time: 40 minutes
Recipe source from My Baking Addiction
Adapted from The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook
Contributor: CP Choong

Ingredients:

FOR THE CRUST

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH

5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3/4 cup flour
1 cup chocolate chips

FOR THE CHEESECAKE FILLING

10 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup sugar
1 large egg, room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Method:

Preheat the oven to 325 F. Line an 8 inch square baking pan with parchment paper or foil allowing a little overhang and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

Mix the melted butter and graham cracker crumbs until thoroughly combined. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 6 minutes. Remove pan to a cooling rack. Do not turn your oven off.

While the crust is cooling, prepare the chocolate chip cookie dough. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or in a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt and vanilla until smooth and thoroughly combined, about 1 minute. Mix in the flour on low speed, and mix until just incorporated. Mix in the chocolate chips. Set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or in a large bowl with an electric mixer cream together the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Mix in the egg and vanilla on low speed just until incorporated. Pour the cheesecake batter into the prepared crust. Using your hand to form clumps. Flatten the clumps of dough in your palms to flatten them out a bit. Distribute the cookie dough onto the top of the cheesecake batter. Be sure to use all of the dough. You will cover most of the cheesecake batter.

Bake for about 30 minutes, until the top feels dry and firm (the cookie dough) and the entire pan looks set if given a gentle shake. Move bars to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely.

Lift the bars out by the overhang; slice into desired size and store in the refrigerator. Serve cold or at room temperature.

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15 comments... read them below or add one

  1. Grace Cheung says:

    Hi Bee, will the cookie dough sink into the cheescake batter when it’s dustributed onto the top?

  2. Oh these look like a great idea for Christmas giveaways (for friends, unless you want to send me some to Bulgaria, hehe) instead of the traditional cookie.

  3. susieqbond says:

    hi bee love your recipes can i get your cookery book in england keep up the great blog merry christmas regards sue

  4. Debbie Woo says:

    This recipe was very yummy! Easy to make. Family and Friends loved it! Thanks!

  5. J W says:

    These were great! I made them and then took them to church and they were a hit! Everyone loved them!

  6. Jenn says:

    I just pulled these out of the oven…I had to bake it an extra 10 mins for it to set and there are pools of oil on top, I didn’t even spray or grease the pan. I hope they are ok once cooled…

  7. Anne Grose says:

    These were very yummy. I’m going to try your sweet & sour pork recipe next.
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful recipes.

  8. Lisa says:

    Made these for Thanksgiving. They were so good and a hit! Would definitely make again!

  9. Lv says:

    The crumb was falling apart otherwise it was good

  10. pam says:

    Can you use any type of crackers or biscuits..they look delicious..thanks for sharing

  11. Pennie says:

    Tried this but must have made a mistake somewhere. The chocolate chip cookie dough never came together as a dough for me. I even added more butter. Should have added an egg maybe. Maybe I grabbed the one cup measuring cup by mistake when I measured out the flour. It was extremely dry. I spread it over the cream cheese layer with the hopes it would hold together after baking, but no such luck. Oh well. I’m sure my younger brother-in-laws will eat it anyway and enjoy it.

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