Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

This cheesecake is absolutely wonderful. A chocolate and peanut butter lover's delight!
Photo adapted from What's Cooking America.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
oreo cookie crumbs, including the filling (about 22 cookies)
3 Tbsp
butter, melted

FILLING

2 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese at room temperature
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
creamy peanut butter
5
eggs, at room temperature
1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

CHOCOLATE FUDGE TOPPING

1 c
sour cream
3/4 c
melted chocolate chips
3 Tbsp
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix crumbs and butter and put crumb mixture onto bottom of greased 9 inch spring form pan.
Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees, and cool crust on a wire rack.
2
In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and peanut butter. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low speed after each addition.
Add sour cream and vanilla.
Add the mini chocolate chips.
3
Pour cheesecake mixture into prepared cookie crust.
Place cheesecake in 350 degree oven on middle oven rack.
Position a baking pan filled halfway with hot water on lower rack.
Bake 15 minutes; then lower temperature to 300 degrees and bake 70 minutes.
4
Turn oven off. Let cake stand in oven with door ajar, 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack.
5
In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, melted chocolate chips and powdered sugar for topping.
Spread chocolate topping over cooled cheesecake.
Let topping cool and set.
Cool cheesecake completely on a wire rack.
Refrigerate 12-24 hours.

About this Recipe

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