1 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
24 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 3 large eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
In a bowl, combine the chocolate cookie crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Press this delectable mixture into the base of a springform pan, creating a foundation for the upcoming layers of minty elegance.
In a large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth and velvety. Add granulated sugar, eggs, sour cream, vanilla extract, peppermint extract, and green food coloring
Pour the minty cheesecake batter over the prepared crust, ensuring an even distribution. Smooth the surface with a spatula, creating a canvas for the minty masterpiece.
Bake the minty cheesecake in a preheated oven at 325°F (163°C) for 45-50 minutes or until the edges are set, and the center has a slight jiggle. While the cheesecake cools, prepare the chocolate ganache by melting the chocolate chips
Slice into this mint-infused masterpiece and savor the symphony of flavors—creamy cheesecake, refreshing mint, and indulgent chocolate. Share this delightful creation with loved ones or relish each bite as a moment of pure minty bliss.