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Monday, August 23, 2010

Chocolate Streusel Bars

I do not remember where I got this recipe, but I do remember the first time I made them! I was like 10 or 12 years old and made them for a potluck dinner to welcome our new pastor. The pastor's wife was SO impressed with them and wanted to know who made them! She couldn't believe it was a kid!!!! Just goes to show anyone can cook....you just have to want to do it!


Chocoalte Streusel Bars

  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup cold butter
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
In a large mixing bowl (or your kitchen aid with paddle attachment) mix flour, cocoa and powdered sugar. Cut in cold butter until coarse crumbs form. Set aside 2 cups of crumbs. Press remaining crumbs in bottom of 13X9 pan. Bake for 10 min in a 350 degree oven. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese in mixer until soft. Add sweetened condensed milk, egg and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Pour cream cheese mixture over chocolate crust. Mix chocolate cihps, and walnuts in with remaining crumbs and spread evenly over the top of cookie. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.








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3 comments:

  1. Cream cheese and chocolate?! Oh yeah - count me in! I love recipes with history - especially the ones like this that you've made a million times and still love!

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  2. Oh so heavenly, these sound luscious. Thank you.

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Thanks so much for your encouraging words!