*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           CANDY CANE CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cheesecakes
                 Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/3   c            Chocolate Cookie Crumbs
    2       tb           Sugar
      1/4   c            Butter or margarine
    1 1/2   c            Sour Cream
      1/2   c            Sugar
    3                    Eggs
    1       tb           Flour
    2       ts           Vanilla
      1/4   ts           Peppermint extract
    3                    8oz packages of Cream Cheese
    2       tb           Butter
      2/3   c            Crushed peppermint candy
 
   Preheat oven to 325F.  Combine first 3 ingredients and
   press into a 9-inch springform pan.  Blend sour cream,
   sugar, eggs, flour and both extracts until smooth. Add
   cream cheese and 2 T butter. Stir in crushed candy.
   
   Pour into crust and bake on lowest rack of oven for
   50-60 minutes or until firm.  Allow to cool (top may
   crack) and refrigerate overnight. Remove from pan and
   serve.
   
   Top with sweetened whip cream and garnish with candy
   cane if desired.
  
 
 
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