How to make it

  • Prepare chocolate crumb crust:
  • Stir together vanilla wafer crumbs, cocoa, powdered sugar and melted butter.
  • Press mixture onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until smooth.
  • Blend in cocoa and vanilla. Gradually beat in eggs and heavy cream, beating until well blended. Pour 2 cups batter in prepared crust.
  • Place 1/4 cup peppermint patties in small microwave-safe bow. Microwave at medium(50%) for 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until pieces are melted and smooth when stirred.
  • Place 1 cup cheesecake batter into separate bowl; blend in melted chocolate mixture. Carefully spoon over cheesecake batter in pan.
  • Coarsely chop 3/4 cup peppermint patties; sprinkle over surface. Spoon remaining batter over patties; spread to cover.
  • Bake 50-55 minutes or until center is almost set.
  • Remove from oven to wire rack. With knife, loosen cake from side of pan. Cool to room temperature.
  • Cover; refrigerate several hours or until cold.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and remaining peppermint patties. Cover; refrigerate leftovers.

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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    Hello....This is a 'Must-Try'recipe!
    I can tell just by reading the ingredients that it has to be a "5"FORK!!!!!
    I will have to make it soon for my Daughter who Loves Chocolate-Peppermint Patties...What is not to like?!
    Thank-you for sharing....
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    " It was excellent "
    pinkpasta ate it and said...
    OK...This is a triple winner!
    Peppermint Patty's are my very favorite Candy...
    Chocolate...well what can I say?!!!
    Cheesecake is my favorite baked dessert!
    Raise em' up! High 5 for you!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    witchywoman ate it and said...
    OMG---this sounds divine!! I will definately be trying this...THANKS!!!
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  • pamelanava 13 years ago
    Oh my Heavens...I'm going to have to try this one! Sounds like a great Christmas recipe! Thanks!
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