Crème de Menthe Cheesecake

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 6 hr 0 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 16 servings

Ingredients

Crust

1 3/4
cups chocolate cookie crumbs (from 9-oz. pkg.)
1/4
cup butter, melted

Filling

3
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup sugar
3
eggs
3/4
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup green crème de menthe

Garnish

1/2
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
8
thin chocolate and green mints, coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In medium bowl, combine crust ingredients; mix well. Press in bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.
  2. 2 Beat cream cheese in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in 3/4 cup whipping cream and crème de menthe until well blended. Pour into crust-lined pan.
  3. 3 Bake at 300°F. for 60 to 70 minutes or until edges are set but center still jiggles slightly when gently shaken. Turn oven off; open oven door at least 4 inches. Let cheesecake sit in oven for 30 minutes or until center is set.
  4. 4 Remove cheesecake from oven. Cool in pan on wire rack for 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cover; refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving.
  5. 5 Just before serving, carefully run knife around sides of pan to loosen; remove sides of pan. In small bowl, beat 1/2 cup whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Pipe or spoon whipped cream around edge of cheesecake. Garnish with chopped mints. Store in refrigerator.

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