Kahlua Cheesecake Bars (#1189)

Serves
Ready
18
1.2
Hours
Prep
Cook
20
Minutes
50
Minutes
Categories
Cheesecakes Chocolate Cookies Desserts
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Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 6 squares Chocolate
  • 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar packed
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp Instant Coffee
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Cheesecake Layer

  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 3 tablespoons Liqueur coffee flavor, such as kahlua
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups Sour Cream
  • 1/3 cup Sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° f (180° c).
  2. Lightly grease a 13x9 inch baking pan.
  3. For bar layer:
  4. Melt butter and chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat (or in microwave in a bowl on high, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  5. Set aside to cool.
  6. Mix flower, baking powder and salt.
  7. In a large bowl beat brown sugar, eggs, powdered coffee and vanilla until blended.
  8. Stir in cooled chocolate mixture.
  9. Add flour mixture.
  10. Spread batter in an even layer in the prepared pan.
  11. For cheesecake layer:
  12. Beat cream cheese, sugar and flour in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until pale and fluffy.
  13. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
  14. Beat in liqueur (or coffee), vanilla and cinnamon.
  15. Carefully pour over brownie layer and spread into an even layer.
  16. Bake 20 minutes, until top is almost set.
  17. Meanwhile, make the sour cream layer by mixing the sourcream and sugar.
  18. After bars have baked for 20 minutes, remove pan from oven and carefully spread sour cream mixture over top.
  19. Bake for 10 minutes longer.
  20. Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting into bars.
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