After Dinner Mint Cheesecake

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Ingredients

Crust

Filling

Topping

Instructions

  1. Crust: Crush cookies in food processor or with rolling pin. Mix together crumbs and butter, and press into a 9-inch springform pan. Refrigerate while making filling.
  2. Filling: Soften gelatine in cold water. Stir over low heat or microwave on HIGH until dissolved.
  3. In a food processor or mixer, mix together cream cheese and sugar. Gradually add gelatin mixture. Chill until slightly thickened (about 5 minutes).
  4. Add creme de menthe to whipped topping and fold into cream cheese mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Chill while preparing topping.
  5. Topping: Melt chocolate mint chips and butter over low heat or in microwave. Spoon over filling. Chill for 15 minutes. Score into serving pieces.
  6. Chill until ready to serve.

Yield: 12-15 servings

If chocolate mint chips are difficult to find, you may substitute semi-sweet chocolate chips plus 1/2 teaspoon mint extract.