Chocolate Chip-Coconut Cheesecake Bars

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Diane Brooks

Make with or without coconut. These are excellent. I had these at a party the other night then found in Pillsbury Recipes with Crescents, Biscuits, and more. They are to excellent.

Top Review by Loves2CookNBake

These were good. I made them without the coconut. I found after they set out for abit, they got really squishy and weren't as good as they were when they were cold. Easy recipe to do though.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 12 cup coconut (optional)
  • 1 (18 ounce) package refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg until smooth.
  3. If using coconut stir inches.
  4. Remove half of the dough from wrapper.
  5. Press half of the dough into bottom of an ungreased 9 or 8 inch square pan.
  6. Spread cream cheese mixture over dough.
  7. Crumble and sprinkle remaining half of cookie dough over cream cheese mixture.
  8. Bake at 350°F for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch.
  9. Cool 30 minutes.
  10. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until chilled.
  11. Cut into bars and serve chilled.

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