Irish Cream Thin Mint Cheesecake

Quick Info:
Yield: 1 cheesecake
Cookie Type: Thin Mints
Attribution: Halverson's Supper Club

Description: Halverson's

1 ½ cups Thin Mints, crushed
2 Tbsp Butter, melted
3-8 ounces Packages Of Cream Cheese, room temperature
1 ¼ cups Sugar
¼ cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
3 Tbsp Flour
3 Eggs
½ cup Sour Cream
¼ cup Irish Cream Liqueur
Ganache Topping
8 ounces Semi-Sweet Chocolate
½ cup Heavy Cream
2 Tbsp Butter
½ sleeve Thin Mints
Preheat oven to 450℉.

In large bowl, mix crushed cookies and butter together. Press into bottom of 9 in. spring-form pan. Put into refrigerator and cool for 15 minutes.

In another large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, cocoa powder, and flour. Beat at medium speed until blended and smooth. Add one egg at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add sour cream and Irish Cream, mixing on low speed. Pour over set crust.

Bake at 450℉ for 10 minutes. Then reduce oven temperature to 250℉ and continue baking to 60 minutes.

With knife loosen cake from rim of pan. Let cool, remove rim of pan. Chill before adding chocolate ganache topping.

Ganache Topping:
Break chocolate into small pieces and put into bowl.
Heat cream and butter until boiling. Pour over chocolate and let rest for 5 minutes. Then mix until smooth.

Pour over cake, then smooth over edges.

Coarsely crumble Thin Mints over top and chill for at least 2 hours, before serving.


Contains: Wheat, soy, milk, cocoa, flour, egg

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