A delicious blend of chocolate and peppermint, a favourite festive mix. Creamy chocolate cheesecake, frosty peppermint and luscious whipped cream. A beautiful and delectable cheesecake recipe!
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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1-1/4 cups chocolate cookie baking crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. sugar, divided
4 oz. (1/2 of 225-g pkg.) Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted
1 tsp. peppermint extract
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 candy cane (6 inch), crushed (about 2 Tbsp.)
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Mix baking crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add chocolate and extract; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended; pour over crust.
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Beat cream in separate bowl with mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form; spoon over cheesecake. Sprinkle with crushed candy.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
For a change of pace, prepare using your favourite extract, such as almond or orange, and omitting the candy cane garnish.
Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 25 g
Saturated fat 14 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 290 mg
Total carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 18 g
Protein 6 g
16 servings, 1 piece (82 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.