Mocha Chip Cheesecake Bars
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
8 tablespoons margarine or butter, softened
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1-1/4 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 pkg. (8 oz each) regular or reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons instant coffee granules or espresso powder
1 tablespoon baking cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels, divided use
Heat oven to 350°F.
For crust, beat margarine and brown sugar in medium bowl until creamy. Add oats and flour; mix well. Press dough evenly onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
For filling, beat cream cheese, granulated sugar, coffee granules, cocoa and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs; beat just until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup chocolate morsels. Pour filling evenly over crust. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chocolate morsels.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.