*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Peppermint Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           chocolate wafer crumbs
    3      tablespoons   margarine -- melted
    1      envelope      unflavored gelatin
      1/4  cup           cold water
   16      ounces        cream cheese -- softened
      1/2  cup           sugar
      1/2  cup           milk
      1/4  cup           crushed peppermint candy
    1      cup           whipping cream -- whipped
    2                    milk chocolate candy bars (1/45 oz.) -- finely crushed
 
  Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom of 9 inch springform pan.  Bak
 e at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.  Cool.
 
  Soften gelatin in water; stir over low heat until dissolved.  Combine cream ch
 eese and sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Gr
 adually add gelatin, milk and peppermint candy, mixing until blended; chill unt
 il thickened but not set.  Fold in whipped cream and chocolate; pour over crust
 .  Chill until firm.  Garnish with additional whipping cream, whipped, combined
  with crushed peppermint candy, if desired.  10-12 servings.
 
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