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Heavenly Cheesecake

 Heavenly Cheesecake
This cheesecake is one of my family's favorites. The chocolaty creation really lives up to its name.—Rhonda Drullard, San Joaquin Valley, California
12 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 Milky Way candy bars (2.05 ounces each), divided
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom and
  • 1 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Refrigerate.
  • In a saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over milk; let stand for 1 minute.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Cut four
  • candy bars into quarters; add to gelatin mixture. Cook until candy
  • bars are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar; add gelatin mixture and
  • vanilla. add cream; beat on high speed for 4 minutes. Pour into
  • crust. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until firm. Slice or chop
  • remaining candy bar for garnish. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 281 calories,

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Heavenly Cheesecake (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 22 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.