Chocolate Chip Dessert Bars
"I have had this recipe for ages. I don't remember where I got it from (some friend, I believe). It is so easy to make and everyone just raves about them." - Submitted by an unnamed CooksRecipes.com visitor.
2 (18-ounce each) packages chocolate chip cookie dough
2 (8-ounce each) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
- Spread one roll of softened chocolate chip cookie dough into an ungreased 13x9x2-inch pan.
- Mix the softened cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Spread over the bottom cookie layer. If adding nuts, sprinkle them on next.
- Slice the second roll of cookie dough and place on top of cream cheese mixture (there can be some bare spots).
- Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 45 minutes.
Makes 24 bars.