Recipe for a Creamy Year-Round Dessert

cheesecake barsSimple, sweet treats are always a win with the family when you need to change things up a bit. Enjoy some decadence with this dessert recipe that includes creamy cheesecake filling coupled with chocolate cookie dough for a truly rich delight.

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Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Bars


  • 2 rolls chocolate chip cookie dough, divided
  • 2 packages cream cheese (8 ounces each), softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare 9-by-13-inch baking pan with parchment paper.

Press 1 1/4 cookie dough rolls into bottom of pan.

In large bowl, mix cream cheese until fluffy. Add sugar; mix well. Add eggs and vanilla extract; beat until combined. Pour cheesecake filling over cookie dough base.

Crumble remaining cookie dough over cream cheese filling.

Bake 35-40 minutes.

Cool completely before cutting. Store in refrigerator.