Skip Navigation
Close
Search recipes, ingredients, articles, products...
Crème De Menthe Cheesecake

Crème De Menthe Cheesecake

Mint chocolate cheesecake to be served as a special dinner party dessert.


What's this?

What is this button?

You now are able to shop & buy these ingredients online! After you select your market, you decide if you want to have your items delivered or picked up today!

Learn How it Works...

35 min
Prep Time
04 hrs 55 min
Total Time
16
servings

Ingredients

Crust

2 cups finely crushed chocolate graham crackers

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Filling

1 cup sugar

3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

2 tablespoons green or white creme de menthe liqueur  

1 (4.67-ounce) package creme de menthe chocolate mint candy thins, chopped

1 teaspoon all-purpose flour

 

Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, whipped

 

 *Substitute 1 teaspoon peppermint extract plus 6 drops green food color.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F. Wrap outside of 9-inch springform pan with aluminum foil. Lightly grease inside of pan.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir together all crust ingredients in bowl until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of prepared pan; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    Combine chopped mints and 1 teaspoon flour in bowl; gently stir into cream cheese mixture. Pour filling into crust.

  5. STEP 5

    Place cheesecake onto center rack of oven. Place pan of warm water on rack below cheesecake to prevent cracking. Bake 80-90 minutes or until center is just set.

  6. STEP 6

    Loosen side of cheesecake by running knife around inside of pan. Cool 1 hour. Cover; refrigerate at least 3 hours.

  7. STEP 7

    Garnish top of cheesecake with whipped cream, if desired. Store refrigerated.

Tip #1

Chocolate mint candies are individually wrapped.

Nutrition (1 serving)

380 Calories
26 Fat (g)
110 Cholesterol (mg)
310 Sodium (mg)
30 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
6 Protein (g)
Tried this recipe? Instagram it!
And don't forget to tag us @landolakesktchn.

Featured In

Cheesecake Recipes  

COLLECTION

Cheesecake Recipes

This collection offers a variety of sizes and flavors like chocolate, mint and New York-Style Vanilla.

See Recipes
Loading...