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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust: 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.
2
Beat 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.
3
Beat 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.
4
Spoon peanut butter and chocolate mixtures alternately over prepared crust.
Gently swirl with knife or spatula for marbled effect.
5
Bake 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.
6
Cheesecakes are less likely to crack if baked in a water bath.

About this Recipe

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