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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

The amazing flavors of chocolate chip cookie and cheesecake join perfectly in these easy peasy Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars!  

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
cooling 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 50 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 487 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net


Chocolate Chip Cookie

  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100g) packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks or 226g) butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounces (2 cups) semisweet chocolate chips

Cheesecake Filling

  • 2 packages (16 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature


  1. Heat oven to 350°F and grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  2. In a medium bowl combine the granulated and brown sugar, 2 sticks butter and beat until incorporated.
  3. Add in 1 teaspoon vanilla and egg and mix until combined.
  4. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt and add to the wet ingredients. Stir chocolate chips in by hand.

Cheesecake Filling

  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and egg until smooth.


  1. In the prepared pan, break up half of the cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in the bottom of the pan to form a crust.

  2. Spread the cream cheese mixture over the dough. Crumble and sprinkle remaining half of dough over the cream cheese mixture.

  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled.

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