Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Chip Cheese Bars

This dessert is easy and scrumptious!


1 – 18 oz. tube refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
1 – 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg


-Preheat oven at 350°.

-Cut cookie dough in half. For crust, press half of the dough onto the bottom of a greased 8-in. square baking pan.

-In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and egg until smooth. Spread over crust. Crumble remaining dough over top.

-Bake for 35-40 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean).

-Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.

-Makes 16 servings.

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