Grasshopper Cheesecake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Chocolate cookie crumbs1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (About Forty-Two 1 -1/2-Inch Chocolate Snaps)
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon, melted
 Cream cheese16 Ounce (2 Packages Of 8 Ounce Each, At Room Temperature)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs3
 Green cream de menthe1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 White creme de cacao2 Tablespoon
 Sweet cooking chocolate4 Ounce
 Dairy sour cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4598 Calories from Fat 2681

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 307 g472%

Saturated Fat 165.1 g825.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1257.6 mg

Sodium 2506.3 mg104.4%

Total Carbohydrates 409 g136.3%

Dietary Fiber 26.3 g105.3%

Sugars 327 g

Protein 71 g141.1%

Vitamin A 157.6% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 77.5% Iron 181%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a small bowl, combine crumbs, 1 tablespoon sugar and melted butter or margarine.
Press on bottom and 1-1/2 inches up side of an 8-inch springform pan; refrigerate.
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a large mixer bowl, cream the cheese and 1 cup sugar.
Add eggs, beating until smooth.
Stir in creme de menthe and creme de cacao.
Pour into prepared crust.
Bake 40 to 45 minutes.
Cool in pan.
Melt chocolate; cool about 5 minutes.
Stir sour cream into melted chocolate.
Spread over slightly cooled cheesecake.
Refrigerate until set.
Remove side of pan.
Cut cheesecake into wedges and serve.
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