Creamy Cappuccino Cheesecake

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  • 55|min prep time
  • 6|hr|25|min total time
  • 14 ingredients
  • 12 servings

Crust

1 1/2
cups chocolate cookie crumbs
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

2
tablespoons instant coffee granules or crystals
1
tablespoon hot water
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
4
eggs

Topping

1 1/2
cups sour cream
3
tablespoons sugar
Chocolate-covered coffee beans, if desired
Unsweetened baking cocoa, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix cookie crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and the butter. Press mixture in bottom and 1 1/2 inches up side of ungreased 10-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes or until set. Cool 20 minutes.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix coffee granules, water and vanilla; set aside. In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add 1 cup sugar; beat until very soft and creamy. Beat in cinnamon. Beat in 1 egg at a time just until well blended; do not overbeat. Add coffee mixture; mix well. Pour into cooled baked crust.
  3. 3 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until set.
  4. 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, blend sour cream and 3 tablespoons sugar. Spread sour cream mixture evenly over top of cheesecake; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until sour cream is set. Cool on cooling rack 1 1/2 hours. Refrigerate before serving, at least 3 hours or overnight. Garnish with chocolate-covered coffee beans. Sprinkle lightly with cocoa. Store in refrigerator.

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