(1 1/2 sticks) butter OR
Cream cheese, softened
Almond brickle chips
Caramel ice cream topping
Mix butter, 1/2 cup of the sugar and 1/2 tsp. of the
vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until
light and fluffy. Gradually add flour, mixing on low
speed until blended. Press onto bottom of 13 x 9 inch
baking pan. Bake at 350F for 20 to 23 minutes or until
lightly browned. Mix cream cheese, remaining 1/2 cup
sugar and 1/2 tsp. vanilla with electric mixer on
medium speed until well blended. Add eggs; mix well.
Blend in chips. Pour over crust. Dot top of cream
cheese mixture with topping. Cut through batter with
knife several times for marble effect. Bake at 350F
for 30 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack.
Refrigerate. Cut into bars. Makes 2 dozen. Prep
time: 30 minutes Baking time: 30 minutes.