Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Recipe

Yields: 12 slices

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 16 oz low-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup peppermint schnapps
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 springform pan (for crust)

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  2. To make the crust, combine the first four ingredients: graham cracker crumbs, butter, water and cocoa powder. Press into the bottom of a springform pan and bake for 5 minutes. Remove crust from oven and let cool.
  3. Combine the cream cheese and sugar and beat well.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and pour over the crust.
  5. Raise the oven temperature to 375 degrees and bake for 40 minutes until set. Cool before serving.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:

  • 209 calories
  • 12g saturated fat
  • 65mg sodium
  • 22g dietary fiber
  • 248mg carbohydrate
  • 7g cholesterol
  • 2g sugars
  • 12g protein

Recipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD

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