Irresistible Company Cheesecake
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Ingredients
  • Crust:
  • 1 package chocolate chip cookie mix
  • 1 egg
  • Filling:
  • 3 package (8oz) cream cheese; softened
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 3 eggs; lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • strawberries (fresh) for garnish
  • 3 Tablespoons chocolate layer cake frosting
  • mint leaves; for garnish
Instructions
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. FOR CRUST: Combine cookie mix, contents of buttery flavor packet from Mix and 1 egg in large bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. Press into bottom of ungreased 9 inch springform pan (see tip). Bake at 350 degrees F. for 17-20 minutes or until set and edge is light brown. Remove from oven. INCREASE OVEN TEMPERATURE TO 450 degrees F.
  3. FOR FILLING: Place cream cheese in large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer; add sugar and flour gradually. Add beaten egg and vanilla extract, mixing ONLY until incorporated. Pour filling onto warm crust. Bake at 450 degrees F. for 10 minutes. REDUCE OVEN TEMPERATURE TO 250 F. Bake for 28-33 minutes longer or until cheesecake is set. Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife or spatula. Cool completely on cooling rack. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until ready to serve.
  4. To serve, remove sides of pan. Garnish with strawberry halves around edge of cheesecake. Heat Chocolate frosting until thin, drizzle over strawberry halves. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.
Notes
TIP: If your springform pan no longer seals tightly, cover the outside bottom and sides of pan with aluminum foil before using.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Recipes at https://www.epicurus.com/food/recipes/irresistible-company-cheesecake/4649/