Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

Need a an easy dessert - make these chocolate chip cookie cheesecake bars. YUM! They are the perfect marriage of chocolate chip cookies and cheescake!
Need a an easy dessert - make these chocolate chip cookie cheesecake bars. YUM! They are the perfect marriage of chocolate chip cookies and cheescake!
Ingredients

  • 1 18 oz roll refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Line a 9-inch square baking dish with parchment paper or non-stick foil. Set aside.
  • Spread a little more than half of the cookie dough onto the bottom of the baking dish and press down firmly creating an even layer.
  • Using a stand mixer or hand held mixer, beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the sugar and beat until combined.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Pour the cheesecake filling over the top of the cookie dough base.
  • Crumble the remaining cookie dough over the top.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before cutting into bars.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.