Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Peanut Butter Treasure Cheesecake
Garner attention at a social gathering with this fabulous cheesecake.
Rating:
Serves: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour

 

 
1 1/2 (about 45) chocolate wafer cookies, finely ground
1/3 butter, melted (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter)
2 package (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
14 ounces NESTLÉ ® Carnation ® Sweetened Condensed Milk
3 large eggs
6 ounces NESTLÉ ® TOLL HOUSE ® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Bars
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 package (12 oz.) NESTLÉ ® TREASURES® Peanut Butter
1 tablespoon NESTLÉ ® TOLL HOUSE ® Baking Cocoa, (optional)




PREHEAT oven to 325 degrees F. Grease 9-inch springform pan.

FOR CRUST:

COMBINE cookie crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of prepared pan.

FOR CHEESECAKE:

BEAT cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk in large mixer bowl until smooth. Beat in eggs, melted chocolate and vanilla extract. Stir in Nestlé Treasures; pour into prepared crust.

BAKE for 55 to 65 minutes or until edges are set but center still moves slightly. Remove from oven; cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove side of pan; sprinkle with cocoa before serving.

VARIATION:

SUBSTITUTE Chocolate Creme or Toasted Coconut NESTLÉ TREASURES.