Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cheesecake

Kathy Griffin

By
@bamagirl125

Dreams do come true. I woke up a couple of days ago and could almost taste the cheesecake that I had dreamed about. So of course I jotted it down. Made it today. And all I can say is oh yea


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Serves:

8-16 ( depends on how big you slice it)

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

10 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c
sugar
1 large
egg
1 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 Tbsp
peppermint extract

CRUST

1 c
chocolate graham cracker crumbs
3 Tbsp
butter, melted
3 tsp
sugar

GLAZE

12
peppermint patties ( small not the large ones)
2 Tbsp
heavy whipping cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
In a small bowl add melted butter and sugar to chocolate graham cracker crumbs. Mix well. Pour into a 10 inch springform pan and press down. Bake 10 minutes, remove from oven and let cool
2
In a bowl cream together cream cheese and sugar. Add cocoa and mix well. Add egg and peppermint extract and mix well. Pour onto cooled crust and spread to cover crust ( I wrapped my pan bottom with aluminum foil and place in a baking dish with 1 inch of water)
3
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 50-55 minutes ( mine was 50) Let cool for 45-60 minutes before removing from pan. Let chill for well as long as you can with out cutting it :) ( about 3 hours)
4
In a microwave safe bowl break peppermint patties in pieces add heavy cream and microwave 1 minute. Stir well. Continue in 15 second burst until candies are melted and mixed well. Pour over cheesecake and let cool. Slice and enjoy.

About this Recipe

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