Cookie-Cheesecake Bars

Creme-filled chocolate cookies create the chocolate layer in rich cheesecake bars. It's hard to have just one.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2
cups coarsely crushed creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
eggs
24
miniature creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (if using dark or nonstick pan, heat oven to 350°F). In large bowl, beat 2 cups flour, the brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Press mixture in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with crushed cookies.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, granulated sugar, 1/4 cup flour and the eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until thick and fluffy. Pour over crushed cookies.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until topping is set. Cool 15 minutes. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Top each bar with miniature cookie. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Line the baking pan with foil for quick pan cleanup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.