Layered Nanaimo Bar Cheesecake

SOURCE: Kraft Canada

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What you need:
2-1/2 cups Oreo Baking Crumbs
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 chopped cup pecans
1/4 flaked cup coconut4 (250 g each) pkg. Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. Bird’s Custard Powder
4 eggs
1/2 cup whipping cream
6 oz. Baker’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate

Preparation:
Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix baking crumbs, butter, pecans and coconut; press firmly onto bottom of 13×9-inch baking pan. Refrigerate while preparing filling.

Beat cream cheese, sugar and custard powder in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust.

Bake 40 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight. Place whipping cream and chocolate in saucepan. Cook on low heat until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring occasionally. Pour over cheesecake. Refrigerate 15 min. or until chocolate is firm. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Kitchen Tips

SIZE WISE
This party-size cheesecake is great for large crowds. Be mindful of serving size.

SPECIAL EXTRA

After chocolate topping is firm, place 2 additional chocolate squares in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM 2 min., stirring after 1 min. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Pour into small resealable bag; seal bag. Snip off one small corner from bottom of bag; twist top of bag to squeeze chocolate from bag to pipe a special message, such as ” Greetings,” on top of cheesecake.

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