Silky New York Style Cheesecake filled with delicious pieces of Mint Chocolate.

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Errrrmahgosh! I have one thing to say; Mintiest breath, ever. EVER! If you have someone in your life suffering from Halitosis, for a lack of better words, send them this cake. Stat.

However? Um… you know… I don’t even know. Sometiiiiiimes… I just get realllllly carried away. I saw cream cheese, I saw Andes-type mints (I’m cheap – alternative brands all the way!), I saw cake. The following step involved a mixer and the next best thing happened; thy cheesecake was born. 

In all honesty, and is if you didn’t know, cheesecake is soooooo my thing. I’ve waxed poetic about my love for sweet cheesecakes  - I ♥ cheesecakes! Have you tried my Pear Almond Cheesecake Torte, yet?? You really, really should…it’s incredible. BUT, my favorite, hands down, is New York Style. I can’t say that I’ve had anything better.

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This, this, THIS awesomeness is just that. AWE.SOME!

I didn’t think the chunks of chocolate would work. I mean, I knew that it would taste as good as I imagined, but I just wasn’t sure if those chocolate pieces would stay afloat.

The only thing I knew was that I could try the trick I use for my fruit muffins; toss the fruit in some flour, cross your fingers, and say five Hail Marys!

So, I did that. And it worked!! Mint chocolate pieces were all over the place; top, middle, near bottom, to the sides… I loved it!

And if you love yourself and your family, you will make this now. Yeah, right now! It’s necessary!!

Sorry for the shouting, but that is also necessary.

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Mint Chocolate New York Style Cheesecake + Canon DSLR GIVEAWAY!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 60 minutes

Total Time: 6 hours, 00 minute

Yield: Serves 10 to 12

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Silky New York Style Cheesecake filled with delicious pieces of Mint Chocolate.

Ingredients

    For the Crust
  • 8 whole graham crackers, broken into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • For the Cheesecake Filling
  • 2 (8-oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons peppermint extract
  • 1 bag (8.5-oz) chocolate mints, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Using a food processor, work the graham crackers into fine crumbs.
  • In a medium bowl combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar.
  • Pour melted butter into the bowl and mix until mixture is evenly moistened.
  • Press crumbs evenly onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  • Bake for 7 to 9 minutes, or until crust starts to brown around the edges.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • In your mixer's bowl, beat cream cheese at medium speed until smooth.
  • Add 1/2 cup sugar and continue to beat until smooth.
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add whipping cream and peppermint extract; mix until thoroughly combined.
  • In a bowl, combine chocolate mints and flour; toss until completely covered.
  • Gently fold chocolate mints into the cream cheese mixture.
  • Brush the sides of the inside of the springform pan with melted butter.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture into prepared crust.
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until edges are set; center of cheesecake will be soft.
  • Turn oven off and open oven door about 4 inches.
  • Let cheesecake sit in oven for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Transfer pan to a wire rack and let completely cool.
  • Carefully remove sides of pan.
  • Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

Notes

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21 Comments on this article. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Felice/All That's Left Are The Crumbs March 16, 2014 at 2:20 PM - Reply

    Mmmm cheesecake. One of my favorite things to bake, and my family loves to eat it.

  2. Estefania Castro March 15, 2014 at 2:18 PM - Reply

    Yum!!

  3. Dionne Baldwin March 15, 2014 at 2:18 PM - Reply

    Such a beautiful cheesecake! Mint chocolate is a favorite combo around here. I know this wouldn’t last long at my house. :) I hope you are having a good weekend!

  4. Ramona March 14, 2014 at 7:33 PM - Reply

    Wow… that is one amazing cheesecake. So pretty!

  5. Rebecka March 11, 2014 at 8:20 PM - Reply

    Your cheese cake looks fabulous! I’m a cheese cake addict so I’ll have to give your recipe a try. I’ve been trying to win a camera for a long time hopefully, the rafflecopter gods will be looking my way! Best of luck to everyone!

  6. Sally T. March 11, 2014 at 3:44 PM - Reply

    This is one of my Favorite Desserts,and I should do more often.II really love this recipe and anything chocolate~ <3 <3

  7. Rose March 11, 2014 at 2:59 PM - Reply

    Mint chocolate cheesecake!
    You nailed it again Kate!
    Great job!

    • Katerina Petrovska March 11, 2014 at 3:01 PM - Reply

      You’re the best, Rose!! Thank you for always stopping by!! xo

  8. Laura (Tutti Dolci) March 10, 2014 at 6:21 PM - Reply

    What a dreamy cheesecake, love the mint chocolate combo!

  9. Alexandra Aimee March 10, 2014 at 5:08 PM - Reply

    Ohhhh my gosh this looks SO good! I have a serious weakness for cheesecake.

    – Alex at Cashmere Kangaroo

  10. Norma | Allspice and Nutmeg March 10, 2014 at 3:49 PM - Reply

    Yum yum yum. I love mint chocolate. Love it.

  11. Laura Dembowski March 10, 2014 at 2:29 PM - Reply

    That is one killer cheesecake! Gotta be honest though, the giveaway is kinda stealin’ the show.

  12. Mary Frances March 10, 2014 at 12:05 PM - Reply

    Haha, this beats chewing gum! Mint chocolate and cheesecake in the same sentence sounds shout worthy to me. I love cheesecake – this is right up my alley!

  13. Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) March 10, 2014 at 9:45 AM - Reply

    That cheesecake is seriously to die for!!!!!! Holy cow I am in love!!

  14. Jessica @ Sprinkle Some Sugar March 10, 2014 at 8:13 AM - Reply

    Wow! I love ANYTHING chocolate and mint AND anything cheesecake. This dessert looks like a real winner! This is my kind of dessert, yum! Pinned. Also, entered giveaway. :)

  15. Christiane ~ Taking On Magazines March 10, 2014 at 8:11 AM - Reply

    Oh, my friend. You know I’m right there with you in cheesecake love. Can you see me swooning? It’s perfect. Well, there’s the chocolate thing, but I can see the deliciousness through that. :)

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