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Cheesecake Cookie Bars Recipe – Easy and Delicious!

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These Cheesecake Cookie Bars will quite possibly change the way you make chocolate chip cookies forever! 


A couple weeks ago, I shared a recipe for some easy chocolate chip cookies.  (Have you made them yet? What are you waiting for?!?) Today I want to share a recipe that uses those cookies as a base and then kicks it up a notch! Are you ready to make some delicious Cheesecake Cookie Bars? This recipe is super simple and you are going to love them, I promise!


You start with your favorite chocolate chip cookie dough recipe.


You press some of the dough into a prepared pan and then spread a delicious layer of a cream cheese mixture over the top. cheesecake_cookie_bars_5

Then, sprinkle some reserved cookie dough on top of that, bake it and enjoy!!!


Cheesecake Cookie Bars Recipe

The recipe below calls for approximately six cups of raw chocolate chip cookie dough.  We used this Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe to make the dough we used for this recipe.

Cheesecake Cookie Bars Recipe

These Cheesecake Cookie Bars will quite possibly change the way you make chocolate chip cookies forever!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baked goods
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 1 Pan
Calories 340 kcal


  • 6 cups approx. of raw chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 2 pkgs. 8 oz each cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan.
  2. Reserve about 2 cups of your cookie dough & press remaining dough evenly into prepared pan.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and eggs. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended and smooth.
  4. Spread cream cheese mixture over the cookie dough in your pan.
  5. Break reserved dough into small pieces and sprinkle over cream cheese mixture.
  6. Bake 35 minutes or until center is almost set, then let cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  7. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.

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This post originally published on Somewhat Simple in November 2013. It was updated with prettier pictures in December 2016. 

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