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Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 50 mins

In 'Cheesecake Extraordinaire'

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. The crust--in a small bowl, stir the crushed cookies and melted butter together until well combined.
  2. Press crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan.
  3. The filling--In a big bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, and cornstarch; beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  4. Add eggs and egg yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Beat in creme de menthe and vanilla; stir in crushed cookies.
  6. Pour cream cheese mixture over the crust.
  7. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes; decrease temperature to 200° and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the center no longer looks wet or shiny.
  8. Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the inside edge of the pan; chill, uncovered, overnight.
  9. The glaze--in a small saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly.
  10. Spread warm chocolate mixture over cheesecake; garnish with shaved white chocolate; chill until serving time.