Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cheesecake

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“I received this cheesecake recipe from a friend after trying it at her party, it's a very simple cheesecake to make, and is delicious, so creamy and good! This cheesecake is better if made a day ahead and refigerated to serve the following day. Prep time includes chilling time.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare a springform pan.
  3. To make the crust: combine crumbs with melted butter.
  4. Press into bottom of the prepared pan.
  5. For the filling: with an electric mixer, combine all ingrediemts (except chocolate chips).
  6. Beat for about 5-6 minutes until smooth and creamy.
  7. Add in chocolate chips; mix to combine.
  8. Pour into crust.
  9. Bake until set, about 55-60 minutes.
  10. Let stand at room temperature for about 15 minutes.
  11. Meanwhile prepare the topping: blend all topping ingredients together, and spread over cheesecake.
  12. Bake for another 10 minutes more.
  13. Let cake cool at room temperature, then refrigerate for 5 or more hours (overnight is better!).

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