Cheesecake Factory Snickers Cheesecake

Kimi Gaines Recipe

By Kimi Gaines 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.


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
10-15
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

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

Directions

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