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Chocolate Chip Cheese Bars Recipe
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Chocolate Chip Cheese Bars Recipe

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"This is my most requested dessert recipe," writes Teri Linquist of Gurnee, Illinois. "Everyone loves these yummy bars with their soft cream cheese filling...and the couldn't be easier."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (18 ounces) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 220 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut cookie dough in half. For crust, press half of the dough onto the bottom of a greased 8-in. square baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and egg until smooth. Spread over crust. Crumble remaining dough over top.
  3. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Editor's Note: 2 cups of your favorite chocolate chip cookie dough can be substituted for the refrigerated dough.
Originally published as Chocolate Chip Cheese Bars in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 220 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Chip Cheese Bars

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2015

"These are one of my all time favorite go to desserts. I keep the dough in the fridge to prevent it from getting too sticky until I am ready to use it, I also use some flour on my hands when pressing the dough into the pan. They are easy to make and require only a few ingredients, I always get recipe requests."

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2014

"I took these recently for a youth event at church. I liked them the day that I made them, but they were better the next day cold from the frig. I personally would have given them 4 stars, but the kids at church seemed to really like them so I bumped it up to 5 stars."

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Reviewed Oct. 17, 2014

"This was absolutely delicious!!! I took it to dance and it didn't last long, I will make this again and again and it couldn't be easier."

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2014

"Very good, it was a little more gooey than I thought it would be, so I cooked it more. But the taste is awesome."

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Reviewed May. 17, 2014

"My husband gave this ten out of ten! That doesn't usually happen! I made them for a church gathering and they were all gone in a flash! So I had to go back home and make some more for us! I have a chocolate chip bar recipe that I used for the batter. It worked great!"

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