How to Make Tasty Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Peanut Butter Cheesecake.

Peanut Butter Cheesecake You can cook Peanut Butter Cheesecake using 8 ingredients and 16 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Peanut Butter Cheesecake

  1. You need 1 1/4 cup of chocolate graham cracker crumbs.
  2. You need 1/4 cup of butter, melted.
  3. You need 8 oz of 5 packages ( each) cream cheese, softened.
  4. Prepare 1 1/2 cup of white sugar.
  5. It's 3/4 cup of creamy peanut butter.
  6. Prepare 2 tsp of vanilla extract.
  7. You need 3 of eggs, lightly beaten.
  8. You need 1 of 10 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (chopped).

Peanut Butter Cheesecake instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°..
  2. Mix together graham cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup melted butter..
  3. Press mixture into the bottom of a 9 1/2-inch springform pan..
  4. Bake 10 minutes; remove from oven and set aside..
  5. Keep the oven on..
  6. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth..
  7. Add peanut butter and vanilla; mix well..
  8. Add eggs; beat on low just until combined..
  9. Stir in chopped Peanut Butter Cups..
  10. Pour over the crust..
  11. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until center is almost set..
  12. Turn off oven, and leave oven door open. Leave cheesecake to rest for 45 minutes..
  13. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes..
  14. Carefully run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer..
  15. Refrigerate overnight..
  16. Remove sides of pan..