Latte Cheesecake Bars
2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
1/2 cup melted butter
2 tablespoons heavy cream
2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Crust: Combine and press into the bottom of an ungreased 13x9-in. baking pan.
Filling: Combine the cream and the coffee granules and let stand for 5 minutes or until coffee dissolves.
Beat the cream cheese and sugar till light and fluffy. Add the reserved coffee/cream mixture, eggs and vanilla. beat well Pour over crust and bake in a preheated 350ºF oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the center is nearly set. Remove and cool for 1 hour.
Topping: Heat the cream over medium heat just until it comes to a boil, about 1 minute. Remove and add the chips. Spread over he cheesecake and refrigerate until the chocolate sets, about 1 hour.