Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Layered Cheesecake

Sylwia Wojdyla Ohlrich

By
@sylwik84

I make this cheesecake many times!! My family love it the creamy sweet cheese with peanut butter.


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Serves:

12 to 14

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/3 c
plus 1 cup sugar, divided
1/3 c
hershey's cocoa
1/2 stick
butter or margarine, melted
2 pkg
(8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3
cartons (8 ounces each) sour cream
3
eggs
1 c
milk chocolate chips, divided
1 c
peanut butter chips, divided
1/2 tsp
shortening ( do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325 F. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sugar. cocoa and melted butter in medium bowl. Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom and about 1 1/2 inches up side of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake 8 minutes; Cool slightly.
2
Increase oven temperature to 350 F. Beat cream cheese, remaining 1 cup sugar and vanilla with electronic mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add sour cream; beat on low speed until blended. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until blended. Do not overbeat.
3
Pour 2 cup filling into prepared crust. Reserve 1 tablespoon each milk chocolate chips and peanut butter chips for drizzle. Sprinkle remaining milk chocolate chips and peanut chocolate chips evenly over filling. Carefully spoon remaining filling over chips.
4
Bake about 1 hour or until center is almost set. Remove from oven. Using knife, loosen cheesecake from side of pan. Cool on wire rack 30 minutes. Remove sides of pan; cool 1 hour.
5
Combine shortening and reserved milk chocolate chips and peanut butter chips in small microwave bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at HIGH an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Drizzle over cheesecake; over and refrigerate al least 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate leftover cheesecake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American