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Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Peanut-Butter-Cheesecake

How do you get an even richer cheesecake? Add peanut butter for a creamier dessert delight!

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients:

Crust:

1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 stick butter

Peanut Butter Mixture:

1/2 cup peanut butter
2/3 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar

Cream Cheese Filling:

2 8-oz. packages of cream cheese
1 cup sugar
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
2 large eggs

Directions:

1. Make the crust by mixing graham cracker crumbs with sugar, then add melted butter and press into 9-inch glass pie pan. Bake at 325 degrees F for 8 minutes.

2. While crust is baking, make peanut butter mixture. Using a fork, cut in powdered sugar with peanut butter until balls form. Cut in brown sugar.

3. When crust is done, pour all but 2 tablespoons of the peanut butter mixure over crust. Save 2 tablespoons for garnish.

4. Make the cream cheese filling by mixing softened cream cheese with sugar, heavy whipping cream, lemon juice, vanilla and eggs. Beat 5 minutes.

5. Pour over peanut butter mixture and garnish with remaining peanut butter mixture. Bake at 350° until done (approximately 35 minutes). Cool 3 hours.

 

 

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