Recipes Featuring Chocolate Chips

From Your Independent Watkins Consultant

Frozen Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

2-1/4 cups crushed chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies (about 22 cookies)

1/3 cup butter, melted

Filling

2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup confectioners' sugar

3 cups vanilla or white chips, melted and cooled

1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Additional miniature semisweet chocolate chips, optional

In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. fluted tart pan with a removable bottom. Cover and freeze for at least 1 hour.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the vanilla chips, cream and vanilla until well combined. Stir in chocolate chips; pour over crust. Cover and freeze for 8 hours or overnight.

Uncover and refrigerate 3-4 hours before serving. If desired, sprinkle with miniature chocolate chips. Refrigerate leftovers.

Easy Chocolate Chip Quick Bread

3 large eggs

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

1 cup sugar

2 cups sour cream

3 cups self-rising flour

2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350°. Beat eggs, vanilla, sugar and sour cream until well blended. Gradually stir in flour. Fold in chocolate chips. Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan.

Bake until a toothpick comes out clean, 65-75 minutes. Cool in pan 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.

Chocolate Chip Blondes

1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar

1/2 cup butter, melted

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla just until blended. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to brown sugar mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.

Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

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