Recipe: Yummy Mint Chococolate Chip Cheesecake with a Fudge Brownie Crust

Mint Chococolate Chip Cheesecake with a Fudge Brownie Crust.

Mint Chococolate Chip Cheesecake  with  a Fudge Brownie Crust You can have Mint Chococolate Chip Cheesecake with a Fudge Brownie Crust using 25 ingredients and 26 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Mint Chococolate Chip Cheesecake with a Fudge Brownie Crust

  1. Prepare of FOR FUDGE BROWNIE BASE.
  2. Prepare of unsweetened chocolate.
  3. It’s of butter (1/2 stick or 4 tablespoons).
  4. Prepare of large eggs.
  5. It’s of granulated sugar.
  6. It’s of vanilla extract.
  7. Prepare of salt.
  8. Prepare of all purpose flour.
  9. You need of FOR MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP CHEESECAKE.
  10. It’s of packages of cream cheese, at room temperature.
  11. You need of sour cream, at room temperature.
  12. It’s of large eggs, at room temperature.
  13. Prepare of granulated sugar.
  14. You need of green mint chocolate chips, melted and warm, not hot.
  15. You need of pure peppermint extract.
  16. It’s of vanilla extract.
  17. You need of mini semisweet chocolate chips, reular sized chips can sink so be sure to use mini chips.
  18. Prepare of green food color, if needed depending on how green your mint chps look after blending.
  19. It’s of FOR CHOCOLATE GANACHE GLAZE.
  20. It’s of semi sweet chocolate, chips or chopped bar.
  21. Prepare of heavy cream.
  22. It’s of FOR GARNISH.
  23. Prepare of shaves chocolate mint candy, I used Andes mint cchocolate candy.
  24. Prepare of green dprinkles and green sparkle sugar as needed.
  25. It’s of whipped cream for serving.

Mint Chococolate Chip Cheesecake with a Fudge Brownie Crust instructions

  1. MAKE BROWNIE BASE.
  2. Spray a 9 inch springform pan with bakers spray. Preheat oven to 350. Have a baking sheet lined with foil.
  3. Meit butter and chocolate in microwave and stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Beat eggs and sugar until combined.
  5. Stir in cooled chocolate mixture, vanilla and salt just until blended.
  6. Add flour and just stir in until blended.
  7. Pour into prepared sprinform pan, place on foil lined baking sheet and bake 18 to 20 minutes until a toothpick comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  8. Cool on rack completely before filling.
  9. MAKE MINT CHIP CHEESECAKE FILLING.
  10. Keep oven at 350 and have a foil lined baking pan ready for cheesecake baking.
  11. In a large bowl beat cream cheese, vanilla, peppermint extract and sugar until light and fluffy.
  12. Add melted green mint chips, beat in.
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  14. Add eggs one at a time, beating in after each egg.
  15. Add sour cream and stir in just until blended, do not over mix, add green food color now if needed then fold in mini chocolate chips.
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  17. Pour into prepared brownie crust.
  18. Place on foil lined baking sheet and bake 70 to 90 minutes until just slightly jiggly in the center. Remove from the oven and let sit on baking sheet 5 minutes , then move to a rack to cool completely before covering and refigerating at least 8 hours or overnight.
  19. Run a small sharp knife aroung pan then realease sides of springform pan.
  20. MAKE GLAZE.
  21. Have chocolate in a small bowl. Heat cream in microwave or on stove top until hot but not boiling. Pour over chocolste let sit one minute then stir until smooth. Reriigerate until it thickens enough to be spreadable just 5 to 10 minutes.
  22. Pour over top of cheesecake and spread quickly to smooth..
  23. Garnish with the shaved mint candy, sprinkles and sparkle sugar while chocolate is wet so it sticks. Refigerate to set chocolate.
  24. Serve slices with whipped cream.
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