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Snickers Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shelley Young

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
24 sandwich cookies, such as Oreos
4 T. unsalted butter, melted

Filling:
3-8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese, at room temp
c. sugar
3 large eggs, at room temp
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 T. cornstarch
3 regular size Snickers bars, cut into " slices
c. caramel sauce (optional)
c. chopped, roasted, and salted peanuts (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Mist a 9" springform pan with cooking spray.Wrap bottom and sides with two large foil pieces.
Pulse cookies in a food processor until crushed. Pulse in butter. Press into an even layer in pan. Bake until firm, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool.
Make filling. Place a roasting pan filled with 1" hot water on oven's center rack. Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar; beat for 1 minute. Beat in eggs. Scrape down sides and bottom of bowl. Beat in vanilla, lemon juice, and cornstarch.
Sprinkle Snickers over crust. Pour batter into pan; place in water bath. Bake until cake is set around edges but still jiggles in center, about 55 minutes.
Remove cake from roasting pan, remove foil. Place cake on a rack to cool. Cover and chill until firm, 4 hours or up to 1 day. When ready to serve, drizzle top with caramel sauce and top with chopped peanuts, if desired.

 

 

 

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