Chocolate Streusel Bars
From the kitchen of Irene, Lisa and Monica Garmon
This recipe has been on northpole.com from the beginning… since 1996! We hope you enjoy this classic North Pole recipe. Let us know your opinion by submitting a review!
Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks
1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 cup cold margarine or butter
1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
1 can (14 ounce) Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and cocoa.
Cut in the margarine until crumbly (mixture will be dry).
Reserving 2 cups crumb mixture, press remainder in bottom of 13x9 inch baking pan.
Bake 15 minutes.
In large mixing bowl beat cheese until fluffy.
Gradually beat in condensed milk until smooth. Add egg and vanilla; mix well.
Pour over prepared crust.
Combine nuts with reserved crumb mixture. Sprinkle evenly over cheese mixture.
Bake 25 minutes or until bubbly.
Cool and cut into bars.
Store covered in refrigerator.
This is not that easy to make but they are out of this world! They freeze great if you put them in an air tight container.