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Want to have special on the eve of Christmas. Holidays for many are all about the food and this one is definitely something worthy of serving on Christmas day or at any holiday party. It's something called Cheesecake. You will love how easy these are to prepare. These do not require baking at all, just a good chilling in the refrigerator to make that silky smoothie and dreamy taste.
This No Bake Peppermint White Chocolate Cheesecake can be prepared as follows
suitable for: 6 servings
12 regular size original Oreos
10 oz (283 g)cream cheese, softened
1 1/4 cups heavy cream
2 Tablespoon butter, melted
8 Tbsp powdered sugar, divided
4 oz (113 g) white baking chocolate
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
Red food coloring, optional
Mini Oreos and more white chocolate (optional)
Candy canes, for decoration
In a food processor, spurt Oreos until finely ground, with mixer running slowly add melted butter and Spurt until evenly coated. Add about 2 1/2 Tbsp of the Oreo mixture into 6 serving cups and level, set aside. Melt white chocolate in a medium mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer, whip heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add 3 Table spoon powdered sugar and whip until stiff peaks form, set aside in refrigerator. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl using an electric hand mixer, whip cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. Mix in remaining 5 Tbsp powdered sugar and 1/2 tsp peppermint extract. Stir in cooled white chocolate (at this point if you want to tint half with red food coloring then separate half into another bowl and tint then add half of the whipped cream to each) then fold in whipped cream. Place mixture into a piping bag Pipe over Oreo layer in cups. Keep the item Chill in refrigerator 2 hours.
Garnish with either crushed candy canes, candy canes sticks, or peppermint white chocolate dipped mini Oreos just before serving.
If doing the peppermint white chocolate dipped Oreos simply melt some white chocolate or vanilla almond bark according to directions on package and dip mini Oreos in melted white chocolate.