Nutella Cheesecake Squares

Nutella Cheesecake Squares

1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/8 teaspoon salt

16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1/4 cup Nutella
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons flour
2 large eggs, at room temperature

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or spray with baking spray an 8-inch square pan.

In a small bowl, add the butter, sugar, flour, cocoa, oats and salt; mix thoroughly with a fork. Press into bottom of the pan. Use the bottom of a measuring cup to flatten and press firmly. Bake for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, cream together the cream cheese and sugar. Add the egg and flour, beat until smooth. Pour about 2/3 of the batter into the 8-inch square baking pan. Add the Nutella into the remaining batter and mix thoroughly. Spread on top of the first cheesecake layer. Bake 25 minutes or until set.

Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares.