Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tuesday Treats: Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

This was the recipe I brought to Supper Club on Thursday night.  If you love cheesecake and chocolate, you will love these!

2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 1/2 sticks butter, melted
3/4 cup sugar, divided
1 package of chocolate and peanut butter chips
2 pkgs (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup flour
1 Tablespoon vanilla
4 large eggs

1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2.  Combine crumbs, butter and 1/4 cup sugar in medium bowl.  Remove one cup of mixture and reserve for topping.  
3.  Press remaining mixture in an ungreased 9 X 13 pan.  Sprinkle 3/4 cup morsels on top.
4.  Beat cream cheese, remaining sugar, flour and vanilla in large mixing bowl until smooth.
5.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth.
6.  Pour over crust and morsels. 
7.  Top with remaining cup of crumb mixture and morsels.
8.  Bake for 25-30 minutes, until set.
9.   Let cool completely.

10.  Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars and serve.