Reese's Marble Cheesecake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

A delicious creamy cheesecake for peanut butter and chocolate lovers.
Recipe and photo adapted from Hershey's.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 pkg
(8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
vanilla
3
eggs
3 Tbsp
flour
1/4 c
cocoa
1 Tbsp
oil
1-1/3 c
reese's peanut butter chips (reserved from crust)
1/4 c
milk

CRUST

1/3 c
peanut butter chips
1-1/4 c
vanilla wafer crumbs (about 40 wafers, crushed)
1/4 c
cocoa
1/4 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
butter, melted

Step-By-Step

1Crust: With knife or food processor, chop 1/3 cup peanut butter chips.
Stir together crumbs, cocoa, powdered sugar and butter in medium bowl.
Stir in chopped peanut butter chips.
Press firmly onto bottom of 9 inch spring for pan.
2Beat cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, sour cream and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until smooth.
Add eggs and flour; beat until blended.
3Beat cocoa, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and oil with 1 1/2 cups cheese mixture in medium bowl.
Place 1 1/3 cups peanut butter chips and milk in small microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave at medium for 30 seconds; stir, if necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted when stirred.
Gradually add warm peanut butter mixture to remaining vanilla batter; beat on high speed 5 minutes.
4Spoon peanut butter and chocolate mixtures alternately over prepared crust.
Gently swirl with knife or spatula for marbled effect.
5Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes.
Without opening oven door, decrease temperature to 250 degrees and continue to bake for 30 minutes.
Turn off oven; leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes without opening door.
Remove from oven to wire rack; with knife, loosen cake from side of pan.
Cool completely; remove side of pan.
Refrigerate until serving time. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake.
6Cheesecakes are less likely to crack if baked in a water bath.

About this Recipe

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