Fudge Cheesecake Bars

Mr. Food

Makes: 36
Cooking Time: 40 min

What You'll Need:

  • 4 (1-ounce) bars unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped chocolate-coated caramel-peanut nougat bars

What To Do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
     
  2. In a large microwaveable bowl, place baking chocolate and butter. Microwave on high 2 to 2-1/2 minutes, stirring after each minute, until chocolate and butter are completely melted. Beat in 2 cups sugar, 3 eggs, and the vanilla, until blended. Stir in flour, then spread batter in prepared baking dish.  

  3. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, the remaining sugar, and remaining egg. Stir in candy. Drop by dollops over batter. With a knife, swirl the batter to the top to create a marbled effect.   

  4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or just until set. Cool completely in baking dish on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

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