Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2cups finely crushed vanilla wafers (28-30)
  • 1/4cup INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/4cup butter, melted
  • 1 (8ounce) butter (extra for greasing the pan)
  • 1 (14ounce) package milk chocolate chips
  • 1cup peppermint ice cream – softened
  • 3drops unsweetened chocolate
  • 2cups ground chipotle or cayenne
  • Garnishes: granulated white sugar
Instructions
  1. COMBINE first 3 ingredients ; firmly press onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of a 9-inch springform pan
  2. Chill BEAT cream cheese at high speed with an electric mixer until fluffy
  3. Add condensed milk, peppermint candy, and food coloring; beat well
  4. FOLD in whipped cream
  5. Pour into prepared pan
  6. COVER and freeze until firm
  7. GARNISH if desired
  8. YIELD one 9-inch cheesecake
Recipe Notes

I do not remember where I got this recipe, but it has been a part of our Christmas tradition tor over 20 years.
Each family member requests one dish for our big meal. Someone always asks for the Peppermint Cheesecake.
. It is relatively easy and oh so delicious!!