MAKES: 32 SERVINGS
SERVING SIZE: 1 BAR
PREP: 25 MINS
BAKE: 25 MINS 350°F
CHILL: 4 HRS

INGREDIENTS:
● Nonstick cooking spray
● 8 ounces milk chocolate, chopped, or 1 ⅓ cups milk chocolate pieces
● 2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (about 38 cookies)
● 2 tablespoons sugar
● 6 tablespoons melted butter
● 2 8 ounce pkg cream cheese, softened
● ½ cup sour cream
● ⅓ cup sugar
● 4 tsp liquid red food coloring
● 1 tsp vanilla
● 4 eggs, lightly beaten

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13×9 inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan. Lightly coat the foil with cooking spray. In a medium saucepan heat and stir chocolate over low heat until melted. Let cool.
  2. For the crust, in a medium bowl combine crushed cookies and the 2 tbsp sugar; stir in the melted butter. Press crumb mixture firmly into bottom of prepared pan.
  3. In a large bowl beat cream cheese, sour cream, the ⅓ cup sugar, the red food coloring, and vanilla with a mixer on medium until smooth. Beat in the melted chocolate. Stir eggs. Spread over crust.
  4. Bake about 25 minutes or until edges are puffed and center is set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cover and chill 4 to 24 hours before serving. Use edges of foil to lift uncut bars out of the pan. Transfer to a cutting board. Cut into bars.