This luscious cheesecake is made with semi-sweet chocolate and crème de menthe baking chips and served in an equally luscious chocolate cookie crust.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
12 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
1 Tbsp. sugar
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
4 egg s
2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted
1 cup creme de menthe baking chips
10 drops green food coloring
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 325°F.
Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix cookie crumbs, 1 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 min.
Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing after each just until blended.
Remove 1 cup batter; mix with melted chocolate. Stir baking chips and food coloring into remaining plain batter; pour over crust. Top with spoonfuls of chocolate batter; swirl gently with knife.
Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.
Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Prepare as directed using 1 pkg. (4.67 oz.) creme de menthe candies, coarsely chopped, for the creme de menthe baking chips.
How to Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g
Saturated Fat 16g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.