Clarion Area Jobs

Community Partner

Want to post an ad on exploreClarion?

Contact us today at 814-918-2003 or email

Free Classifieds

Local Sponsor Spotlight Contest Winners

Featured Local Job

Featured Local Event

Clarion County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 12:06 AM

Posted by J.C. Taggart

This recipe combines the best flavors of a chocolate chip cookie and a rich cheesecake!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake


1-3/4 cups crushed chocolate chip cookies or chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted


3 – 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs, room temperature, lightly beaten

Cookie Dough:

1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips, divided


~In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place pan on a baking sheet; set aside.

~In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Pour over crust; set aside.

~In another bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add water and vanilla. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in one cup chocolate chips.

~Drop dough by teaspoonfuls over filling, gently pushing dough below the surface. Place pan on a baking sheet.

~Bake at 350° for 45 to 55 minutes, or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool one hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.

~Remove sides of pan. Sprinkle with remaining chips.

~Refrigerate leftovers.

Copyright © 2019 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.


Local and National Sports News


Recipes submitted by our Readers


local movie listings


Have a suggestion?