Friday, September 27, 2013
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE BARS STUFFED WITH CHEESECAKE
1. COOKIE PORTION: 30 OUNCES PILLSBURY COOKIE DOUGH, DIVIDED
2. For the Cheesecake
1 8-oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x9 pan with nonstick foil and press in half the cookie dough. Beat all of the cheesecake ingredients until smooth and pour over the cookie dough. Flatten the rest of the cookie dough the best you can and lay on top of the cheesecake. Bake for 35 minutes or until cheesecake layer is set. Cover the bars with foil if browning too much. Let cool to room temp. Chill until cold before cutting and add a chocolate drizzle, if desired.