Chocolate Macadamia Cheesecake Bars

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Chocolate Macadamia Cheesecake Bars Chocolate Macadamia Cheesecake Bars Recipe Courtesy of


Servings: 2 1/2 dozen bars
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 43 min
Difficulty: Easy

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Crust:

1 3/4 cup vanilla wafer crumbs
3/4 cup finely chopped, roasted, salted macadamia nuts
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted

Filling:

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 large eggs
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
3/4 cups finely chopped, roasted, salted macadamia nuts, divided

Directions

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Line a 13 by 9-inch baking pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil, letting the edges of the foil extend over the sides of the pan.

For the crust: In a small bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, nuts, brown sugar, and butter. Press evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

For the filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and granulated sugar at medium speed with a mixer until creamy. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the sour cream. Pour over the crust. Sprinkle with chocolate morsels. Bake until set, 40 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup nuts. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars to serve. Store in the refrigerator.

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love it!

By Anonymous on January 31, 2013

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Love this dessert second time making it

By Lakena on October 13, 2012

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We love the recipe! My 12 year old son loved it! Yeah! He would like to take a sample plate to school for a project...I wanted to know if I am reducing the size of the pan to an 8 x 8 glass, would that also include decreasing the time in the oven? Or does the bake time stay the same? Or should I try to 1/2 the ingredients? Thanks so much

By Angie on December 05, 2011

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hey i agree with barbara and stephanie. There is a 1/4 cup of nut unaccounted for in the receipe. If it has been corrected it does not show up on the directions that i am reading.For the crust: In a small bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, nuts, brown sugar, and butter. Press evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack. For the filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and granulated sugar at medium speed with a mixer until creamy. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the sour cream. Pour over the crust. Sprinkle with chocolate morsels. Bake until set, 40 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup nuts. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars to serve. Store in the refrigerator. oh well i guess i can eat the nut while i wait for the bars to cook. smile

By Jackie on November 14, 2011

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Where is the correction, please?

By Barbara on July 26, 2011

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Hey Stephanie! Thank you for pointing the issue out in the recipe. We have made the corrections. So sorry for the confusion. Please give these a try, they are delicious!! I've substituted graham crackers for the vanilla wafers too and they work great!

By Libbie Summers on July 24, 2011

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I maybe missing something however the crust calls for 3/4 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts as well as the filling however, the filling directions state; Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup nuts, my question is does the recipe actually only call for 3/4 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts & you only use 1/4 cup in the crust or does it actually call for 3/4 cup in the crust and in the filling and I am misunderstanding where the other 1/4 cup is used?

By Stephanie Savochka on July 14, 2011

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Absolutely love your show. Comes on at 9 a.m. which is perfect timing for our home. You have wonderful recipes, and I love butter also. Thanks for such a helpful show.

By Maxine on June 18, 2011

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