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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars
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Baking Time
15 + 25 minutes
Oven Temperature
350 F
Pan Size
13" X 9" baking pan

1/2 cup cold butter (1-stick)
1 pouch (1# size) chocolate chip cookie mix (I use Betty Crocker brand)
1 egg

2 - 8 ounce packages cream cheese softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom of pan with cooking spray.

In large bowl, cut butter into cookie mix using fork or pastry blender. Stir in 1 egg until mixture is crumbly. Gently spoon 3 cups crumb mixture into pan; press into bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes.

In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, 2 eggs and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Pour over cookie crust. Spoon remaining crumb mixture over cream cheese.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until chilled before cutting into bars. Store covered in refrigerator.
Use a wet knife for cutting cheesecake bars, wiping off crumbs after each cut.