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Green Goblin Cheesecake

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 9 hr 0 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Treat your guests with this chocolate cheesecake – a perfect dessert for Halloween.

Ingredients

24
mint creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup sugar
3
eggs
3/4
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup white crème de menthe
10
drops green food color
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1/3
cup whipping cream

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Wrap outside bottom and side of 9-inch springform pan with heavy-duty foil to prevent leaking. Spray inside bottom and side of pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 Place 16 of the cookies in large resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin. Press 1 1/2 cups cookie crumbs in bottom of pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F. Cool crust 10 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time, just until blended. Beat in 3/4 cup whipping cream, the crème de menthe and food color just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • 4 Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until edge of cheesecake is set at least 2 inches from edge of pan but center still jiggles slightly. Turn oven off; open oven door at least 4 inches. Let cheesecake remain in oven 30 minutes. Run small metal spatula around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake. Cool in pan on cooling rack 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • 5 Run small metal spatula around edge of pan; carefully remove side of pan. Place chocolate chips in small heatproof bowl. In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave 1/3 cup whipping cream on High about 1 minute or until hot. Pour over chocolate chips. Let stand 2 minutes; stir until smooth. Spread glaze over cheesecake. Coarsely crush remaining 8 cookies; sprinkle over cheesecake. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Wrap outside bottom and side of 9-inch springform pan with heavy-duty foil to prevent leaking. Spray inside bottom and side of pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 Place 16 of the cookies in large resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin. Press 1 1/2 cups cookie crumbs in bottom of pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F. Cool crust 10 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time, just until blended. Beat in 3/4 cup whipping cream, the crème de menthe and food color just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • 4 Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until edge of cheesecake is set at least 2 inches from edge of pan but center still jiggles slightly. Turn oven off; open oven door at least 4 inches. Let cheesecake remain in oven 30 minutes. Run small metal spatula around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake. Cool in pan on cooling rack 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • 5 Run small metal spatula around edge of pan; carefully remove side of pan. Place chocolate chips in small heatproof bowl. In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave 1/3 cup whipping cream on High about 1 minute or until hot. Pour over chocolate chips. Let stand 2 minutes; stir until smooth. Spread glaze over cheesecake. Coarsely crush remaining 8 cookies; sprinkle over cheesecake. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

To make this a kid-friendly dessert, omit the crème de menthe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
581
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
0%
Saturated Fat
21g
0%
Sodium
399mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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