Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

An amazing crust topped with a peanut butter cheesecake and smothered in a rich, chocolate ganache! OH MY!!!!! This is everything you think it is and then some!

INGREDIENTS

Crust

  • 6 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1½ cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar

Cheesecake

  • 24 oz cream cheese – room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup peanut butter

Gananche

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 12 ounces semi sweet chocolate, use bars not chips

INSTRUCTIONS

Crust

  1. Combine all ingredients and press into a 9 inch springform pan.
    Bake 8 minutes at 350. Cool.

Cheesecake

  1. Beat cream cheese and the sugar until smooth.
  2. Add salt, vanilla, eggs and sour cream.
  3. Add peanut butter.
  4. Pour into the pan and bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
  5. Let cool and chill overnight or 6 hours.
  6. My cheesecake had a HUGE crack-or 3-but no worries, the chocolate covers it and makes it look amazing when cut into!!!

You can find complete recipes of this Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake in hugsandcookiesxoxo.com

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