Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bars Recipe

This "Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bars Recipe" combines three of your favorite ingredients with chocolate, cherries and creamy cheesecake to make a dessert recipe you won't soon forget! These bars are a great after school snack, or the perfect addition to any dessert table or bake sale.

This chocolate cherry cheesecake bars recipe brings bars to a whole new level. There's just something about chocolate and cherries together that we love, add in some creamy cheesecake and you've got a recipe that's hits it out of the park. Some of the ingredients you will need for this chocolate cherry cheesecake bars recipe include old fashioned oats, all purpose flour, unsweetened baking cocoa, light brown sugar, walnuts, baking powder, room temperature butter, room temperature cream cheese, extra fine granulated sugar and almond extract. To start preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a nine by thirteen inch baking pan with parchment paper leaving about one inch of paper hanging over the sides. In a food processor, add the oats, flour, cocoa, baking powder, brown sugar, butter and walnuts. Pulse for a couple of minutes until the mixture comes together in pea size crumbs. Divide the mixture in two. The press half of the chocolate mixture in bottom of prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.

Chocolate is one of the most popular food types and flavors in the world, and a large number of foodstuffs involving chocolate have been created. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes have become traditional on certain holidays. Chocolate is also used in cold and hot beverages such as chocolate milk and hot chocolate. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and partially fermented seeds of the cacao tree, a small evergreen tree native to the deep tropical region of the Americas. Much of the chocolate consumed today is in the form of sweet chocolate, which is a combination of cocoa solids, cocoa butter or other fat, and sugar. Milk chocolate is sweet chocolate that additionally contains milk powder or condensed milk. White chocolate contains cocoa butter, sugar, and milk, but no cocoa solids.

Cheesecake is a sweet dessert that consists of usually one or more layers. The main, and thickest layer, consists of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese usually cream cheese or ricotta, eggs, and sugar; if there is a bottom layer it most often consists of a crust or base made from crushed cookies, graham crackers, pastry, or sponge cake. It may be baked or unbaked (usually refrigerated). Cheesecake is typically sweetened with sugar and may be flavored or topped with fruit, whipped cream, nuts, fruit sauce, and/or chocolate syrup. Cheesecake can be prepared in many flavors, such as cherry, strawberry, pumpkin, key lime, chocolate or toffee.

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