White Chocolate-Candy Cane Cheesecake

108  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr 10 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, one slice each.


White Chocolate-Candy Cane Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  •  cup plus 3 Tbsp. sugar, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pkg. (4 oz.) white baking chocolate, melted
  • 1/4 tsp. peppermint extract
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 1/2 cup chopped candy canes

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 325°F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 300°F if using dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Mix graham crumbs, 3 Tbsp. of the sugar and the butter; press onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Beat  cream cheese and remaining 3/4 cup sugar with electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Stir in chocolate and extract; pour over crust.
  • Bake  45 to 50 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate at least 4 hours. Top with the whipped topping and chopped candy just before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEnjoy a serving of this indulgent cheesecake when you celebrate the holidays with loved ones.

Special ExtraTo create an icicle effect on top of cheesecake, spoon the whipped topping into a resealable plastic bag. Snip one of the corners off bottom of bag. Squeeze topping out to form soft peaks on top of cake.

How to Prepare In A 13x9-inch PanPrepare and bake cheesecake as directed, using 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1 cup plus 3 Tbsp. sugar, 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, 4 eggs, 4 oz. chocolate and 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract. Top with the whipped topping and candy canes as directed just before serving. Makes 16 servings.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, one slice each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 440 
    • Total fat 29 g
    • Saturated fat 18 g
    • Cholesterol 140 mg
    • Sodium 310 mg
    • Carbohydrate 40 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 31 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 6 g
    • Vitamin A 15 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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