Easy Peppermint Cheesecake

Celebrate the holidays with this peppermint cheesecake dessert recipe! Bits of peppermint dot a classic cheesecake in this delicious homemade dessert.

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 8 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, finely crushed
  • ¾ cup sugar, divided
  • ⅓ cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • 2 egg s
  • 1 cup finely crushed starlight mints, divided
  • 1 cup thawed frozen whipped topping

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Combine graham crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter; press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate.  Refrigerate while preparing filling.

3

Beat cream cheese, remaining sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Stir in 1/2 cup of the crushed mints.

4

Pour into crust; sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the remaining crushed mints.

5

Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely.

6

Refrigerate several hours.

7

Top with whipped topping and the remaining crushed mints just before serving.