Sensational Irish Cream Cheesecake

Sensational Irish Cream Cheesecake

This rich, creamy cheesecake with a touch of Irish cream and miniature chocolate chips will impress everyone. You can even make it a day ahead!

30 min.prep time 4:20total time
16 servings
3 Ratings

Ingredients

Crust

1 (9-ounce) package (2 cups) chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Filling

1 cup sugar
3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/3 to 1/2 cup Irish cream liqueur
3/4 cup mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour

Garnish

Chocolate curls, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F.

Combine all crust ingredients in bowl until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of lightly greased 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.

Combine sugar and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Continue beating, adding 1 egg at a time, until well mixed. (Do not overbeat.) Stir in liqueur.

Stir together 1/2 cup chocolate chips and flour in bowl; gently stir into cream cheese mixture. Pour batter into crust. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips over batter.

Bake 40-45 minutes or until center is set and firm to touch. (Cheesecake surface may be slightly cracked.) Cool 10 minutes. Loosen side of cheesecake by running knife around inside of pan. Cover; refrigerate at least 3 hours.

Garnish with whipped cream and top with chocolate curls, if desired.

Variation:

Sensational Mocha Cheesecake. Prepare cheesecake as directed above substituting 1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half or milk, 2 tablespoons cooled coffee and 1 teaspoon almond extract for 1/3 to 1/2 cup Irish cream liqueur.

Recipe Tip

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 400

Fat: 28g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 290mg

Carbohydrates: 32g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #8097B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Sensational taste and easy to make. Creamy cheesecake with a boozy twist. Everyone loved it!
I have been making this for a few years now and it is great! So easy, but so impressive. I make it the most during the holidays, but it's great anytime. If you like Baily's and cheesecake this is a must try recipe.
filling but my family love it Now I make for party's

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