Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
2 cups ground chocolate mint sandwich cookies
3 pkgs. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar, divided
3 large eggs
1 cup Peppermint Mocha liquid coffee-mate
1 container (16 oz.) sour cream, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease bottom and side of 9-inch springform pan.
Press cookie crumbs onto bottom of prepared pan. Place in freezer for 5 minutes.
Beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually stir in coffee-mate. Pour filling into crust.
Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until edge is set but center still moves slightly.
Combine sour cream, remaining sugar and vanilla extract in medium bowl; mix well. Spread over surface of warm cheesecake. Bake for 5 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove side of springform pan.