Candy Bar Cheesecake

Candy Bar Cheesecake

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

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

4:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

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
  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.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Use crushed chocolate wafers instead of the vanilla wafer cookies.
Success
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 405
    • (Calories from Fat 280),
  • Total Fat 31g
    • (Saturated Fat 16g,),
  • Cholesterol 110mg;
  • Sodium 250mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.