Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

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Total Time
1hr 28mins
40 mins
48 mins

A want-to-try recipe from Best of Country Cooking.

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  2. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture until blended.
  3. Fold in the chocolate chips and pecans.
  4. Set aside a third of the dough for topping.
  5. Press remaining dough into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  6. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  8. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  9. Spoon over crust.
  10. Drop teaspoonfuls of reserved dough over filling.
  11. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Cool on a wire rack.
  13. Cover and store in the refrigerator.
  14. Yield: 3 dozen.