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Candy Bar Cheesecake

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 4 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

Go ahead and give in to temptation--try a new decadent cheesecake and enjoy every bite! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies (38 cookies)
1/2
cup chopped peanuts
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
3
packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
3/4
cup whipping (heavy) cream
3
bars (2.07 ounces each) chocolate-covered peanut, caramel and nougat candy, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup whipping (heavy) cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325ºF. In medium bowl, mix cookie crumbs, peanuts and butter. Press evenly in bottom of springform pan, 9x3 inches.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugars and vanilla until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in 3/4 cup whipping cream. Pour over crust.
  • 3
    Bake cheesecake 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until center is set; cool 15 minutes. Run metal spatula along side of cheesecake to loosen. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • 4
    In 1-quart saucepan, melt candy bars over low heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup whipping cream until smooth. Cool slightly. Remove side of pan. Serve sauce with cheesecake.

Expert Tips

  • Use crushed chocolate wafers instead of the vanilla wafer cookies.
  • Make sure you beat the cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until it is smooth before adding the remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
405
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
0%
Saturated Fat
16g
0%
Cholesterol
110mg
0%
Sodium
250mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
24%
24%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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