peppermint patty chocolate cheesecake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Kathy Griffin
from Oneonta, AL

Dreams do come true. I woke up a couple of days ago and could almost taste the cheesecake that I had dreamed about. So of course I jotted it down. Made it today. And all I can say is oh yea

serves 8-16 ( depends on how big you slice it)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peppermint patty chocolate cheesecake

  • 10 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 1 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    peppermint extract
  • CRUST
  • 1 c
    chocolate graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3 tsp
    sugar
  • GLAZE
  • 12
    peppermint patties ( small not the large ones)
  • 2 Tbsp
    heavy whipping cream
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How To Make peppermint patty chocolate cheesecake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. In a small bowl add melted butter and sugar to chocolate graham cracker crumbs. Mix well. Pour into a 10 inch springform pan and press down. Bake 10 minutes, remove from oven and let cool
  • 2
    In a bowl cream together cream cheese and sugar. Add cocoa and mix well. Add egg and peppermint extract and mix well. Pour onto cooled crust and spread to cover crust ( I wrapped my pan bottom with aluminum foil and place in a baking dish with 1 inch of water)
  • 3
    Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 50-55 minutes ( mine was 50) Let cool for 45-60 minutes before removing from pan. Let chill for well as long as you can with out cutting it :) ( about 3 hours)
  • 4
    In a microwave safe bowl break peppermint patties in pieces add heavy cream and microwave 1 minute. Stir well. Continue in 15 second burst until candies are melted and mixed well. Pour over cheesecake and let cool. Slice and enjoy.

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