Chocolate Truffle Toffee Cheesecake
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INGREDIENTS
  • Crust Ingredients:
  • 1 1/3 cups (22 cookies) shortbread cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Filling Ingredients:
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 8 (1-ounce) squares semi-sweet chocolate baking bars, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup milk chocolate English toffee bits
  • Topping Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup LAND O LAKES™ Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate English toffee bits
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. Combine all crust ingredients in small bowl. Press onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan with removable bottom.
  3. Bake 4 minutes.
  4. Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until creamy.
  5. Add melted chocolate, eggs and vanilla; beat until well mixed.
  6. Stir in 3/4 cup toffee bits.
  7. Spread cream cheese mixture over crust.
  8. Continue baking for 50 to 55 minutes or until center is set.
  9. Cool in pan 1 hour.
  10. Remove from pan; place onto serving plate.
  11. Meanwhile, place chocolate chips in small bowl. Place whipping cream in small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat (2 to 3 minutes).
  12. Pour whipping cream over chocolate chips.
  13. Let stand 5 minutes; stir until smooth.
  14. Cool until mixture falls in ribbons off spoon (about 1 hour).
  15. Spread over top of cheesecake; sprinkle outer rim of cheesecake with 1/4 cup toffee bits. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  16. Recipe Tip
  17. To melt chocolate, place in 1-quart saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, over very low heat until melted. Or, place chocolate in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM (50% power), stirring occasionally, until melted (1 to 2 minutes).
  18. Preparation time: 15 min Baking time: 54 min
  19. Yield: 16 servings
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