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Fudgey Mint Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 1 package (4 oz.) HERSHEY'S Unsweetend Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Green food color (optional)
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE (recipe follows)

How to Make

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Melt chocolate with 1/2 cup butter. Combine chocolate mixture with sugar, 3 eggs, vanilla and flour in large bowl, beating until well blended. Spread mixture in prepared pan. Bake 12 minutes.
  • 3. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, remaining 2 tablespoons butter and cornstarch in medium bowl until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk, then remaining 1 egg, peppermint extract and food color, if desired. Pour mixture over hot brownie layer. Bake 30 minutes or until set.
  • 4. Spread CHOCOLATE GLAZE over top. Cool. Refrigerate until set. Cut into bars. Store covered in refrigerator. Makes about 24 bars.
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE: Combine 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and 1/2 cup whipping cream in small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and smooth. About 2/3 cup glaze.