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Candy Bar Cheesecake Recipe
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Candy Bar Cheesecake Recipe

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"With this recipe, you can easily create a cheesecake that tastes like a fancy store-bought treat," Julie Cervenka relates from Ballwin, Missouri. "It's always requested when I'm asked to bring dessert to a function."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + cooling
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + cooling
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups crushed chocolate wafers (about 28 wafers)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup chocolate syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 6 Snickers candy bars (2.07 ounces each), coarsely chopped, divided
  • Additional chocolate syrup

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 347 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 233 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place pan on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square); securely wrap foil around pan. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 325° for 12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk, chocolate syrup and vanilla until smooth. Add eggs; beat just until combined. Stir in 2-1/2 cups chopped candy bars. Pour into crust. Place springform pan in a large baking pan; add 1 in. of hot water to larger pan.
  3. Bake at 325° for 75-80 minutes or until center is just set and top appears dull. Remove springform pan from water bath. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Top with remaining chopped candy bars; drizzle with additional chocolate syrup. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Candy Bar Cheesecake in Quick Cooking May/June 2005, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 347 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 233 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Candy Bar Cheesecake(10)

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2013

I love cheese cake, and candy so this is a great recipe for my family and me.

If you want to save time you can use the snicker's bites.

Theres a coupon for them here:

http://printablecouponsanddeals.com/2013/10/snickers-or-milky-brand-bites-1-and-2-off-any-one-snickers-or-milky-brand-bites-8oz-size-50-off-any-one-snickers-or-milky-way-brand-bites-2-83-oz-size.html

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2013

Wonderful recipe, was a sure hit. Highly recommend.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

Delicious recipe! I will definitely make this again!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 21, 2012

@ coloradopeak: I also live in Colorado, here are some thing that work for me. I use chocolate gramcrakers from King Soopers (cheaper and easier to find). I place my 9 inch springform pan in a 10 inch cake pan (instead of foil around the bottom of springform pan) then place in water bath. When the cheesecake timer goes off I turn off oven and leave cheesecake in oven for a couple of hours, it seams to set better. I hope theese help.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

I never can find choc graham crackers so I asked a baker at whole foods and she told me to use choc. oreo cookies. Just put the in a food processor and add a couple tbls of melted butter and 3 tbls of sugar. Instead of baking I put it in the frig for 10 minutes to harden and the taste is perfect.

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