Gourmet Harvest International Recipe Of The Month – Cookies-and-Milk Cheesecake Brownie Bars
This is a delicious treat that we know you will enjoy. The kids will all love it and so will the adults. It combines the things we all have loved since we were children, brownies, cheesecake and chocolate chip cookies Leave it to the Better Crocker™ Kitchens to come up with a recipe so good. Keep Betty Crocker™ in mind when you don’t have the time or inclination to do everything from scratch. They make some great products, plus remember you can always customize the recipe to create something new. I am sure they would love to hear about it.
1 box (1 lb 2.3 oz) Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoon vanilla
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOLIE LAYER
1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13×9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
2. In large bowl, mix Brownie Base ingredients until well blended. Spread in pan. Bake 20 minutes..
3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add sugar; beat until blended. Add 2 eggs and vanilla; beat just until blended. In medium bowl, stir together chocolate chip cookie mix and flour. Add softened butter and 1 egg; stir until soft dough forms.
4. Spread cheesecake layer mixture over hot brownie base. Drop teaspoonfuls of chocolate chip cookie dough over cheesecake layer.
5. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until cookie is golden brown. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before cutting and serving. Cut into 6 rows by 5 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Since 1921, the Betty Crocker™ name has symbolized General Mill’s continuing tradition of service to consumers. Although Betty was never a real person, her name and identity have become synonymous with helpfulness, trustworthiness and quality. It all began when a promotion for Gold Medal Flour offered consumers a pin cushion resembling a flour sack if they correctly completed a jigsaw puzzle of a milling scene. The Washburn Crosby Company, a forerunner of General Mills, received thousands of responses and a flood of questions about baking.
“Betty Crocker” was created as a signature to personalize the responses to those inquiries. The surname Crocker was chosen to honor a popular, recently retired director the company, William G. Crocker. Betty was chosen simply as a friendly sounding name. Female employees were invited to submit sample Betty Crocker signatures; the one judged most distinctive is the basis for the one still in use today.
For more information about the history of Betty Crocker™ Kitchens visit: Betty Crocker™ History
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