Grand Finale Cheesecake

Grand Finale Cheesecake Recipe

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linda mcdougal


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chocolate covered toffee candy bars, crushed
4 pkg
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
5/8 tsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract
whipped topping


3/4 c
graham cracker crumbs
2/3 c
slivered almonds
2 Tbsp
1/4 c
butter, melted

How to Make Grand Finale Cheesecake


  • 1Heat oven to 325.
  • 2ALMOND CRUST: In medium bowl, stir together graham cracker crumbs, almonds and sugar.
  • 3Stir in melted butter.
  • 4Press mixture onto bottom and up side of 8" springform pan or round pan with removable bottom.
  • 5In small microwave-safe bowl, place chocolate.
  • 6Microwave on high 1 minute or until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred.
  • 7In large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  • 8Stir together sugar, cocoa and salt; blend into cream cheese mixture.
  • 9Add eggs and vanilla; beat until well blended.
  • 10Add melted chocolate; beat just until blended.
  • 11Pour into prepared ALMOND CRUST.
  • 12Bake 35-40 minutes or until almost set.
  • 13Remove from oven to wire rack.
  • 14With knife, loosen cake from side of pan.
  • 15Cool completely; remove side of pan.
  • 16Refrigerate several hours before serving.
  • 17Garnish with shipped cream, if desired.
  • 18Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake.

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About Grand Finale Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy