Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1½ cups graham cracker crumbs
  • ½ cup melted coconut oil

Cheesecake

  • 8 oz low fat cream cheese
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Cookie:

  • ⅓ cup room temperature coconut oil
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees and grease an 8×8 baking dish.
  2. Add graham cracker crumbs and coconut oil to a large bowl and stir together until well-combined. Add to baking dish and spread evenly, pressing down with your hands to form the crust.
  3. Bake crust for 6 minutes. Remove, and set aside.
  4. In a stand mixer or large bowl with electric mixer, add cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla. Mix until creamy and well-combined.
  5. Pour cheesecake mixture onto graham cracker crust and spread evenly with a rubber spatula (see photos).
  6. Wash bowl (or use a different one) and begin making cookie mixture. Add in coconut oil, brown sugar, egg white and vanilla extract. Beat on low until well-combined.
  7. Slowly add in flour while mixing. Beat slowly until well-combined.
  8. Using a rubber spatula, fold in chocolate chips.
  9. Using your hands, place dough evenly across cheesecake mixture. It’s okay to have cheesecake peeking through.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out of the center clean.
  11. Cut into 12 squares and enjoy!

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