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Ruggles Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Ruggles Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

"This was a best selling dessert for Ruggles Grill, in Houston. It's a little different than some peanut butter cheesecakes--very good---with that winning combo, chocolate and peanut butter! http://www.food.com/recipe/ruggles-reeses-peanut-butter-cup-cheesecake-114907

  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep time: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes


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For The Crust:

4 1/2 cups crushed Oreo cookies

1 cup chopped roasted peanuts

1/2 cup butter, melted

For The Filling

2 lbs cream cheese, softened

5 eggs, at room temperature

1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup smooth peanut butter ( not natural-style)

1/2 cup whipping cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

12 Reese's Peanut Butter cups, broken into small pieces

For The Topping

3 ounces sour cream

1/2 cup sugar


Please Note****Plan ahead--cheesecake needs to chill for at least 4 hours.

To Make The Crust:.

Combine crushed Oreo cookies and peanuts that have been ground in a food processor with the melted butter.

Pat the crust mixture onto bottom and sides of a 10-inch springform pan.

To Make The Filling:.

Beat cream cheese in bowl of electric mixer until smooth.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

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