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Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

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Cook Time: 40 Min

Yield: 24 Servings

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Ingredients

 

  • 3/4 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 C. sugar
  • 3/4 C. unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

CHEESECAKE LAYER:

  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray like Baker’s Joy®.
  2. MICROWAVE shortening in large microwave-safe bowl on HIGH 1 minute. Beat in sugar, cocoa and vanilla using hand mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, Beating well after each addition.
  3. STIR flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl until blended. Beat into chocolate mixture until blended. Spread in prepared pan.
  4. BAKE 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, BEAT cream cheese in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs, sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Gently pour over partially-baked chocolate layer to cover evenly.
  6. BAKE an additional 35 to 40 minutes or until set in center and surface no longer appears wet. Run sharp knife around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake layer. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Chill until ready to serve.

Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

chocolate-cheesecake-bars

Cook Time: 40 Min

Yield: 24 Servings

Ingredients

 

  • 3/4 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 C. sugar
  • 3/4 C. unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

CHEESECAKE LAYER:

  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray like Baker’s Joy®.
  2. MICROWAVE shortening in large microwave-safe bowl on HIGH 1 minute. Beat in sugar, cocoa and vanilla using hand mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, Beating well after each addition.
  3. STIR flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl until blended. Beat into chocolate mixture until blended. Spread in prepared pan.
  4. BAKE 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, BEAT cream cheese in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs, sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Gently pour over partially-baked chocolate layer to cover evenly.
  6. BAKE an additional 35 to 40 minutes or until set in center and surface no longer appears wet. Run sharp knife around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake layer. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Chill until ready to serve.

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