Recipe: Snickers Cheesecake

Snickers Cheesecake Recipe

Snickers Cheesecake


2/3   cup  chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 5 cookie sheets)
Cooking spray

2   cups  fat-free cottage cheese

1   (8-ounce) tub light cream cheese

3/4   cup packed brown sugar

1/2   cup  granulated sugar

1/2   cup  fat-free sour cream

1/4   cup  all-purpose flour

2   teaspoons  vanilla extract

2    large eggs

2   large egg whites

1/4   cup  fat-free caramel sundae syrup, divided

2  (2.07-ounce) chocolate-coated caramel-peanut nougat bars (such as Snickers), chopped and divided


  1. Preheat oven to 300°.
  2. Sprinkle crumbs into bottom and halfway up sides of a 9-inch spring form pan coated with cooking spray.
  3. Combine cheeses in a food processor; process 2 minutes or until smooth. Add brown sugar and next 6 ingredients (brown sugar through egg whites); process just until blended. Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons syrup; sprinkle with half of chopped candy bar. Pour remaining batter into pan; drizzle with 2 tablespoons syrup. Bake at 300° for 50 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining chopped candy bar; bake 10 minutes or until almost set. Turn oven off; let cheesecake stand for 1 hour in oven with door closed. Remove cheesecake from oven; cool to room temperature.
    Cover and chill at least 8 hours.Credit: Photograph credit HOWARD L. PUCKETT. Recipe is property of Jim Thorton, Cooking Light
    OCTOBER 1998.

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