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Buckeye Cheesecake

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2008-12-10 Desserts
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A favorite holiday treat is the homemade peanut butter and chocolate buckeye. This recipe takes all of the goodness and puts it in cheesecake form.

  • Servings: 10-12

Ingredients:

Crust:
1 Roll Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
Filling:
5× 8 oz pkgs Cream Cheese
1¾ cup Sugar
3 Tbsp Flour
¼ tsp Salt
5 Eggs
2 Egg Yolks
1 tsp Vanilla
¼ cup Evaporated Milk
¾ cup Peanut Butter
Topping:
½ cup Peanut Butter
½ cup Butter
2 cups Powdered Sugar
2 Tbsp Milk
1 cup Chocolate Chips
¼ cup Butter

Directions:

Crust:

Pat 1/2 of dough into bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan and bake 5 minutes. Let pan cool to touch. Press remaining dough on sides of pan, no more than 3/4 of the way up. Make sure seams are sealed.

Filling:

Beat cheese until soft. Mix sugar, flour, salt then blend into cheese. Add eggs and yolks, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each. Add vanilla, evaporated milk and peanut butter. Pour into pan and bake in a 400 degree oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 275 degrees and bake one hour, or until center is done. Turn off heat and let sit in oven 30 minutes. Cool, then chill, for 2 hours or until cheesecake is completely cool.

Topping:

Cream first 4 ingredients and spread over cheesecake. Melt chocolate with butter and drizzle over peanut butter.