Scare away your Halloween sweet tooth with this hauntingly delicious dessert, featuring a swirl of chocolate in a creamy, orange tinted cheesecake, topped with easy to make bat cookies.
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packages (5.25 ounce each ) Pepperidge Farm® Brussels® Cookies(30 cookies)
tablespoons butter, melted
packages (8 ounces each ) cream cheese, softened
ounces sour cream
teaspoons vanilla extract
cup all-purpose flour
squares (1 ounce each ) semi-sweet chocolate, melted
as needed food coloringBat Cookies
Heat the oven to 325°F. Place 15 cookies and butter into a food processor. Cover and process until crumbs form. Press the crumb mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch round springform pan.
Beat the cream cheese and sugar in a medium bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until the mixture is smooth. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the sour cream, vanilla extract and flour.
Reserve 5 cookies to make Bat Cookies. Crush the remaining cookies in a resealable plastic bag with a rolling pin.
Spoon 3 cups cheese mixture into a medium bowl. Stir in the chocolate and crushed cookies.
Tint the remaining cheese mixture orange with the food coloring.
Spoon both batters alternately into the pan. Gently pull a knife through the batter to swirl.
Bake for 50 minutes or until set. Let the cheesecake cool completely in the pan on a wire rack. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours. Decorate the cake with the Bat Cookies.