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Butterscotch Cheesecake with Chocolate Drizzle

Details

Time
4 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 cheesecake

HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips pack a sweet and salty flavor punch in this cheesecake recipe. The chips melt into a smooth filling that pairs perfectly with a graham cracker crumb crust. Top it all with homemade chocolate sauce for a dessert to remember.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
1 hour
Cool Time
2 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 packages
    cream cheese (8-oz. each) , softened
  • 1/2 cup
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsps
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups
    HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips (11-oz. pkg.)
  • 2 Tbsps
    milk
  • 4
    eggs

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Springfoam Pan 9-Inch Springfoam Pan
1

Prepare Graham Cracker Crust. Increase oven temperature to 350°F.

2

Beat cream cheese, sugar and flour in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth. Place butterscotch chips and milk in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred.

3

Blend butterscotch mixture into cream cheese mixture. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Pour mixture over prepared crust.

4

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is almost set. Remove from oven to wire rack. With knife, immediately loosen cake from side of pan. Cool completely; remove side of pan.

5

Prepare Chocolate Drizzle; drizzle over top of cheesecake. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake.

Graham Cracker Crust: Heat oven to 325°F. Stir together 1 cup graham cracker crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar and 3 tablespoons melted butter or margarine in small bowl. Press mixture onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.

Chocolate Drizzle: Place 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

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