Cheesecake Factory Snickers Cheesecake

Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

My favorite candy bar is a Snickers. I love caramel....had to share this with you. I might make it with Milky Ways since my son is allergic to peanuts.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10-15
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 25 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
9oz chocolate wafers not oreo cookies ( i found these at big lots)
4 Tbsp
butter, melted
3
8-oz pkgs of cream cheese
1 c
sugar
4
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
heavy cream
1 1/2 lb
snack-size snicker candy bars, cut into sixths
1
jar of fudge ice cream topping
if you choose to garnish with homemade whipping cream you will need to buy a larger size contanier

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees
2Grind cookies into fine crumbs in a food proceesor
3Add butter and mix until blended
4Press into bottom and about 1 inch up the sides of a 9 1/2 or 10-inch spring form pan
5In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer on medium speed until smooth
6Beat in eggs one at a time
7Beat in vanilla and cream, beat 3 to 4 minutes
8Fold in 1 1/2 cup of candy bars
9Bake 1 hour and 15 to 25 minutes, or until cheesecake is almost set but center still jiggles slightly
10let cool to room temperature...I open my oven to cool
11Sprinkle remaining candy bars over top of cake
12Refrigerate for 4 to 5 hrs before serving
13Remove springform pan
14Just before serving, drizzle fudge topping over cheesecake, and top with whipped cream

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #peanuts, #copy