Maui Kai 807
West Maui Oceanfront Condo

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Dulce de Leche Bars


2 cups finely ground graham crackers (about 17 whole crackers)
3 tbsp. sugar
tsp. ground cinnamon
1 sticks melted butter

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Crush graham crackers and place in greased 9x13 pan.
Add sugar and cinnamon.
Pour melted butter over mixture.
Mix well and press into pan.
Bake about 10 minutes and set aside.

3 8-oz. packages cream cheese (at room temperature)
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
cup dulce de leche
NOTE: Dulce de leche is a thick, sweet, caramelized milk and sugar mixture
available in cans at most grocery stores.
Do not substitute sweetened condensed milk.

Blend cream cheese and sugar in food processor until smooth and creamy (about 1 minute)
stopping every once in a while to scrape mixture down the sides of the bowl.
Add eggs 1 at a time, blending 3-5 seconds after adding each egg.
Add dulce de leche and vanilla extract.
Process until blended (about 10 seconds).
Spread mixture evenly over cooked graham cracker crust.
Bake until center sets and edges are puffy and slightly cracked (about 40-45 minutes).
Cool completely.

cup dulce de leche
3 tbsp. or more heavy whipping cream, not whipped
6 oz. melted milk chocolate chips

Heat dulce de leche in the microwave.
Slowly stir in melted milk chocolate chips until smooth.
Slowly add whipping cream until smooth.
NOTE: you may need more than 3 tbsp. of whipping cream

Pour glaze over cooled cream cheese mixture.
Refrigerate until completely chilled (about 2 hours).
This dish can be made 2 days ahead of time.
Cover and keep in refrigerator.