Nutella Swirled Cheesecake Bars

Nutella Swirled Cheesecake Bars

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32 people

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Did someone say Nutella and Cheesecake in the same sentence? Yes, please. Pillsbury has declared December 12, 2015 the first ever National Cookie Decorating Day, and we can see why!

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz.) Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
  • 2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup Nutella™ hazelnut spread with cocoa

Preparation

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Evenly place cookies in ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 4 Cool 10 minutes.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  • 6 Spread evenly over baked crust.
  • 7 In small microwavable bowl, microwave hazelnut spread uncovered on High 10 to 20 seconds to soften.
  • 8 Drop teaspoonfuls of spread on cream cheese mixture.
  • 9 With knife, carefully swirl spread into top of cream cheese mixture.
  • 10 Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until filling is set.
  • 11 Cool 30 minutes.
  • 12 Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.
  • 13 For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
  • 14 Store covered in refrigerator.

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