*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            THIN MINT CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Dairy
                 Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----NORMA WRENN NPXR56B-----
                         Crust:
    1      cup           Thin Mint cookies -- crushed
                         into bottom of 9
                         Springform pan
                         First Layer Filling:
    2      pkgs          cream cheese -- (8 oz)
    6      ounces        Semi-sweet chocolate chips -- melted
      1/2  cup           Sugar
      3/4  cup           Thin Mints -- crushed
    2                    Eggs -- beaten
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla
                         Second Layer Filling:
    2      pkgs          cream cheese -- (8 oz)
    6      ounces        Chocolate chips
    1      cup           Sugar
      1/2  cup           Sour cream
    2                    Eggs
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla
    1      teaspoon      Peppermint extract
                         Topping:
   14      ounces        Chocolate chips
    6      ounces        Whipping cream
    1      teaspoon      Peppermint
 
 First Layer:  Beat cream cheese until lumps are gone, then add sugar and mix
well. Add melted chocolate chips, then cookies. Mix in eggs and vanilla.  Pour
into pan and place in freezer to firm up.
   Second Layer:  Beat cream cheese until lumps are gone. Add sugar, chocolate
 chips, then sour cream.  When smooth, finish with eggs and extracts.
   Pour second layer on top of (hopefully) firm first layer. Bake at 325 degrees
 for 1-1/2 hours, until top feels jiggly but firm. Cool, refrigerate.
   Topping:  Melt chocolate chips, whisk in cream and peppermint. While topping is
 still runny, spread over whole cake and decorate with cookies. Accent with green
 icing around cookies. Keep chilled.
  Source:  Abilene Reporter-News, Silvetta, Cypress Street Station
  
 
 
 
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