Teenagers Dream Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the crust:
  • In a food processor whirl 1/2 package of the cookies, including the filing, until they form fine crumbs.
  • Mix in melted butter.
  • Scoop crumb/butter mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch cheesecake pan with removable bottom and press crumbs evenly over bottom of pan and about 1/2 inch up sides.
  • Chill crust to firm, about 20 minutes.
  • For Filing:
  • Mix cream cheese, sugar and whipping cream at medium speed until smooth.
  • Add eggs, flour and vanilla. Beat again to blend.
  • Pour 1/2 the cream cheese mixture into chilled crust.
  • Break remaining cookies in half and scatter over mixture, overlapping cookies, if necessary, to use all.
  • Pour remaining cream cheese mixture over the cookie layer.
  • Bake cake in a 300 degree oven until cheesecake is golden on top and jiggles only slightly in center when gently shaken, about 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Take cake from oven a let cool on a rack. Cover and chill until cold, at least 4 hours to overnight.
  • Before serving, run a knife between cake and pan sides; remove rim.
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