I got this recipe from a friend several years ago and they have become a favorite in our house. Super simple and very yummy. The recipe calls for refrigerated cookie dough, but I have used homemade cookie dough as well. We will be enjoying these tomorrow night with our community group.
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars
1 (8oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 C. sugar
1 (18oz.) pkg. refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
dash of vanilla
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Press half of dough in bottom of ungreased 9 or 8 in. square pan. Spread cream cheese mixture over dough. Crumble the remaining cookie dough over the top of cream cheese mixture. Bake for 35-40 min. or until slightly golden brown. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Cut into 16 pieces and serve chilled.