Junior Mint Cheesecake

Junior Mint Cheesecake


2 C. graham cracker crumbs

1/4 C. sugar

6 T. melted butter


6 oz. Junior Mints

3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened

2/3 C. sugar

3 eggs

1 t. vanilla

1/2 t. peppermint extract

Combine cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter. Press in bottom and sides of 9 inch springform pan. Place junior mints in freezer.

Preheat oven to 350°F. With electric mixer or in a food processor; combine cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla and peppermint extract. Pour into crust. Chop junior mints and sprinkle onto cheesecake.

Bake 40-45 minutes or until just set. Cool on wire rack, then chill several hours or overnight.

Makes about 8 servings.

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