Looking for a knock-your-socks-off chocolate dessert? Look no further! Creamy chocolate cheesecake, sweet caramel and a salty finish are guaranteed to please. The best of cheesecake and chocolate, all in one dessert!
What do I need ?
1-1/4 cups Oreo Baking Crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
4 oz. (1/2 of 225-g pkg.) Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted, cooled
3/4 cup thick caramel sauce
1/2 tsp. coarse sea salt
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine baking crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add chocolate; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended; pour over crust.
Bake 40 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Spread caramel sauce over cheesecake just before serving; sprinkle with salt.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
For best results, prepare using a thick caramel sauce or butterscotch sauce, or dulce de leche. Do not use caramel syrup since the thinner sauce could produce less than desirable results.
Dessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.