Brownie Cheesecake Bars
|Title:||Brownie Cheesecake Bars|
2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/2 cup milk
3 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
Melt 2/3 cup butter. Combine melted butter, sugar, flour, cocoa, milk, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract and baking powder in large bowl; mix well. Stir in nuts, if desired. Spread into prepared pan.
Beat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons butter and cornstarch in small bowl until fluffy. Gradually add sweetened condensed milk, remaining 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, beating until smooth. Pour evenly over brownie batter.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Cool in pan on wire rack; refrigerate. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.