Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  2. 5 tablespoons butter , melted

  3. 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

  4. 10 ounces cream cheese , softened

  5. 1/4 cup sugar

  6. 1 egg , room temperature

  7. 5 tablespoons butter , softened

  8. 1/4 cup brown sugar , packed

  9. 3 tablespoons sugar

  10. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  11. 1 dash salt

  12. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  13. 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  14. 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat the oven to 350ºF.

  2. Line a 9x9-inch baking pan with foil, leaving extra foil extending over the edges.

  3. Spray the foil with nonstick cooking spray.

  4. In a medium bowl, stir together graham cracker crumbs and melted butter until crumbs are moistened.

  5. Stir in the miniature chocolate chips.

  6. Press into the bottom and 1-inch up the sides of the pan.

  7. Bake for 6 min or until set, and cool on a wire rack.

  8. Decrease oven to 325ºF.

  9. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar at low speed until smooth.

  10. Beat in the egg and 1 tsp vanilla until just blended.

  11. Pour the filling into the prepared crust.

  12. In the same large bowl, beat 5 Tbs butter, brown sugar, 3 Tbs sugar, 1 tsp vanilla and salt at medium speed for 1 min or until blended.

  13. Beat in the flour at low speed just until incorporated.

  14. Stir in 1 cup of chocolate chips by hand.

  15. Drop teaspoonfuls of the dough over the filling.

  16. Bake for 30-35 min or until the top feels dry and looks set when shaken gently.

  17. Cool completely on a wire rack.

  18. Dip a fork into the melted chocolate chips and drizzle over the top of the bars.

  19. Let stand until set.

  20. Using the foil edges, lift bars from the pan; peel away the foil.

  21. Cut into 16 pieces and serve at room temperature.

  22. Cover and refrigerate any leftovers.


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