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Fudgey Mint Cheesecake Bars

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 22  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories310
Calories from Fat160
Total Fat17 g26% DV
Saturated Fat11 g55% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol70 mg23% DV
Sodium110 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates38 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars31 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A8% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories310
Calories from Fat160
Total Fat17 g26% DV
Saturated Fat11 g55% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol70 mg23% DV
Sodium110 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates38 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars31 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A8% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 1 package HERSHEY'S Unsweetend Chocolate Baking Bar (4 oz.) , broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick) plus 2 tablespoons , divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 package cream cheese (8 oz.) , softened
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.) (not evaporated milk)
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Green food color (optional)
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 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.

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