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Christmas Peppermint Candy Cheesecake

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Category: Cheesecakes, Christmas

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1/4 c Melted butter plus
  • 2 tb Melted butter
  • 1 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tb Flour
  • 2 ts Vanilla
  • 16 oz Cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c Coarsely crushed candy canes
  • Whipped cream, chocolate
  • Leaves, and more coarsely
  • Chopped candy canes


Preheat oven to 325. Blend graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/4
cup melted butter in bottom of ungreased 8" springform pan; press mixture
evenly over bottom. In blender or food processor, blend sour cream,
remaining 1/2 cup sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla until smooth. Add cream
cheese and blend; then blend in 2 tablespoons remaining melted butter until
completely smooth. Stir in crushed candy canes, then pour mixture over
crust in pan. Bake in lower third of oven for 45 minutes. Remove; allow
to cool, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

The chocolate leaves will form the petals of a poinsettia flower, with the
crushed candy canes in the very center.

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