Betty's Reese's Cup Brownie Cheesecake

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Feb. 02, 2016

Betty demonstrates how to make a Reese's Cup Brownie Cheesecake. This is a dramatic and delicious dessert. This recipe was adapted from a Midwest Living magazine recipe from 2013. It uses Bettys brownie recipe, rather than a boxed brownie mix.

Ingredients

Butter sticks 2
Unsweetened baking chocolate 4 Ounce
Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Eggs 2 , beaten
Self rising flour
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Hot fudge ice cream topping 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , warmed
Cream cheese 16 Ounce , softened ((2) 8
Creamy peanut butter 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Sweetened condensed milk 14 Ounce
Whipping cream 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Powdered sugar 2 Tablespoon
Peanut butter cups 6 (Reese’s, chopped in quarters)

Directions

Making

Melt butter along with unsweetened chocolate in a saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally. Cool to room temperature. To the melted mixture add sugar, eggs, self-rising flour, and vanilla extract. 

Mix all together and pour into a 9-inch by 13-inch by 2-inch baking dish. 

Bake at 350 degrees (F) 20 to 25 minutes. 

Brownies will be done when a toothpick placed in the center comes out clean. 

Remove cooked brownies from the oven and cool to room temperature in baking dish on cooling rack. Cut into 16 squares. Using about 3/4 of the squares, press brownies into the bottom of a 9-inch x 3-inch springform pan, forming an even crust. Spread with the hot fudge ice cream topping; set aside. 

Crumble remaining 1/4 of the brownies; set aside. 

In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and peanut butter. 

Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until just combined. 

Add sweet-ened condensed milk. Beat until just combined. 

In a medium bowl, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form. 

Add powdered sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form. 

Re-serve 1/2 cup of the whipped cream mixture. 

Fold remaining whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture. 

Spread one-half of the cream cheese mixture over the hot fudge topping in pan. 

Sprinkle with one-half of the reserved brownie crumbles. 

Spread remaining cream cheese mixture over the brownies. 

Top with the reserved 1/2 cup whipping cream. Sprinkle remaining brownie crumbles and chopped pea-nut butter cups. 

Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 4 to 24 hours. 

Serving

Cut into wedges and serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 12112Calories from Fat 7069

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 807 g1241.5%

Saturated Fat 424 g2120%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 6296 mg262.33%

Total Carbohydrates 1077 g359%

Dietary Fiber 49 g196%

Sugars 841 g

Protein 193 g386%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet