Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Bars

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 15  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories190
Calories from Fat110
Total Fat12 g18% DV
Saturated Fat4 g20% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol30 mg10% DV
Sodium55 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates21 g7% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars14 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories190
Calories from Fat110
Total Fat12 g18% DV
Saturated Fat4 g20% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol30 mg10% DV
Sodium55 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates21 g7% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars14 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • Pecan halves (optional)
  • CHOCOLATE ORANGE FILLING (recipe follows)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Stir together flour, brown sugar and cinnamon in large bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in chopped pecans. Reserve 3/4 cup flour mixture. Press remaining mixture firmly onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 3. Meanwhile, prepare CHOCOLATE ORANGE FILLING; spread over warm crust. Sprinkle with reserved flour mixture. Press pecan halves lightly onto top, if desired. Return to oven. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool; cut into bars. Cover; refrigerate leftover bars. Makes 16 bars.
  • CHOCOLATE ORANGE FILLING
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl until fluffy. Add cocoa, milk, egg, vanilla and orange peel; beat until smooth.
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