Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 40 Min
Servings 24 servings
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 3/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • CHEESECAKE LAYER:
  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    MICROWAVE shortening in large microwave-safe bowl on HIGH 1 minute. Beat in sugar, cocoa and vanilla using hand mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, Beating well after each addition.

  • Step 3

    STIR flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl until blended. Beat into chocolate mixture until blended. Spread in prepared pan.

  • Step 4

    BAKE 15 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Meanwhile, BEAT cream cheese in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs, sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Gently pour over partially-baked chocolate layer to cover evenly.

  • Step 6

    BAKE an additional 35 to 40 minutes or until set in center and surface no longer appears wet. Run sharp knife around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake layer. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Chill until ready to serve.

Serving size
(1 bar, 1/32 of recipe)

  • Calories 160
  • Calories from Fat100g
  • Total Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 50mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 16g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 11g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet