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Peppermint Cheesecake

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a great dessert for the holidays. Garnish with whipped cream and crushed peppermint candy."
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Ingredients

3 h 58 m servings 458
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch cheesecake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Stir cookie crumbs and margarine in a bowl until evenly moistened; press into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly darkened, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature; about 30 minutes.
  4. Stir gelatin and cold water in a small saucepan over low heat until gelatin dissolves completely, about 3 minutes.
  5. Beat cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Gradually add gelatin mixture, milk, and peppermint candy; mix until well-blended. Chill filling until thickened, about 2 hours.
  6. Fold whipped cream and chocolate into filling. Pour filling into crust; chill until firm, about 1 hour.

Footnotes

  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 458 calories; 30.7 39.7 7.5 71 323 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I LOVE cheesecake of all kinds, and this was no exception! This is a denser/heavier cheesecake, so just keep that in mind. This was very easy to put together and looked so pretty when it was do...

Most helpful critical review

This was a real disappointment. The recipe says to press the cookie crumb and margarine into the bottom (not up the sides) of the spring form pan but when cutting the first piece it was almost...

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I LOVE cheesecake of all kinds, and this was no exception! This is a denser/heavier cheesecake, so just keep that in mind. This was very easy to put together and looked so pretty when it was do...

This was a real disappointment. The recipe says to press the cookie crumb and margarine into the bottom (not up the sides) of the spring form pan but when cutting the first piece it was almost...

Easy to make and was tasty, but I didn't care for the gelatinous texture. I prefer baked cheesecake, but the kids did enjoy this.

Cheesecake soup. Recipe is wrong, I followed it exactly, it is soup, and even if it worked, there are not enough ingredients to fill my spring foam pan.

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It had no flavor and I will never make this recipe again.

I had to improvise on the crust because I couldn’t find the chocolate cookie crumbs. I bought an Oreo pie crust and smashed it into crumbs, then added the butter and patted it onto the bottom ...

This dessert recipe didn’t disappoint! I used an Oreo cookie crust, added 1/4 tsp peppermint extract, and 2 cups of whipped cream instead of 1. I topped it with peppermint chocolate pieces, crus...