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



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


Heat oven to 350°F.


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


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.


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


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


Refrigerate several hours.


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