Bailey's Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 42mins
Recipe by Sharon Sharalike

I made this cheesecake for a family dinner and received rave reviews. I hope you like it. The recipe called for regular cream cheese, but I used light cream cheese and it worked. Enjoy.

Top Review by DeSouter

I have made this recipe many, many times and always get fabulous reviews. I use Oreo cookies whirled around in a food processor for the crust...no sugar or butter needed. I also leave off the coffee cream because it is simply gilding the lily. Super simple, yet incredibly impressive.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For crust: Preheat oven to 325°F; coat a 9-inch spring form pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine crumbs and sugar in bowl. Stir in butter. Press mixture into bottom and 1 inch up the sides of the springform pan.
  3. Bake until light brown, approx 7 minutes.
  4. Filling: Beat cream cheese until smooth with electric mixer.
  5. Gradually add sugar, then eggs one at a time.
  6. Add Bailey's and vanilla. make sure well mixed.
  7. Sprinkle half of the chocolate chips over crust. Spoon in filling. Sprinkle the rest of the chocolate chips on the top.
  8. Bake approx 1 hour & 20 minutes or until cake is puffed and springy in the centre and golden brown.
  9. Cool in fridge.
  10. For Cream: Beat cream, sugar and coffee powder until peaks form. spread over cooled cake.
  11. Garnish with chocolate curls. (I grated chocolate bar with cheese grater, not the most fancy but it worked well enough).

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