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Christmas Candy Cane Cheesecake


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By kc10
Member since 2006

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Ingredients

Crust:
1-1/3 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
Filling:
1-1/2 cups sour cream
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 tablespoon flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 teaspoons peppermint extract
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese
2 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup crushed peppermint candy canes


Preheat oven to 325ºF. Combine first 3 ingredients and press into a 9-inch springform pan.



Blend sour cream, sugar, eggs, flour and both extracts until smooth. Add cream cheese and 2 T butter. Stir in crushed candy. Pour into crust and bake on lowest rack of oven for 50-60 minutes or until firm. Allow to cool (top may crack) and refrigerate overnight. Remove from pan and serve.



Top with sweetened whip cream and garnish with candy cane if desired.


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