Alabama Chocolate Candy Cheesecake
famous chocolate wafer cookies (ice cream section)
2.7 oz snickers bars, chopped
8 oz cream cheese, softened room temperature
semisweet chocolate morsels, melted
1Combine crushed cookie wafers, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup melted butter.
2Press mixture evenly onto bottom and 1-1/2 inches up sides of 9 inch springform pan.
3Sprinkle chopped candy bars evenly over bottom.
4Beat softened cream cheese on high speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy.
5Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar. Mix well
6Add eggs one at a time, beating after each.
7Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla.
8Beat until blended. Spoon over candy layer.
9Bake in preheated 350 degree oven, middle rack, for 30 minutes.
10Remove from oven and run knife around edge to release sides. In most cases this prevents cracking.
11Let cool to room temperature on rack.
12Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
13To serve, remove from pan and cut into appropriate pieces. Add whipped cream if you would like.