Killer Cheesecake

We got the inspiration for this cheesecake from the Killer Bars! Mmmm… so decadent!

Crust Ingredients:

Two packages of graham crackers
1 stick melted butter

Cheesecake Ingredient:

8 ounces 70% chocolate
3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 large eggs


8 ounces butterscotch chips
1/2 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup salted macadamia nuts (for decorating)
1/4 cup chocolate chips (for decorating)


Preheat oven to 350°F
Butter (or line with parchment paper) 9-inch-diameter springform pan with 3-inch-high sides
Blend graham crackers in processor until finely ground
Add melted butter and process until well blended
Press crumbs evenly onto bottom (not sides) of prepared pan
Bake just until set, about 5 minutes

Stir chopped chocolate in metal bowl set over saucepan of simmering water until melted and smooth
Remove bowl from over water; cool chocolate until lukewarm but still pourable
Blend cream cheese, sugar, and cocoa powder in processor until smooth
Blend in eggs 1 at a time
Mix in lukewarm chocolate
Pour filling over crust; smooth top
Bake until center is just set and just appears dry, about 1 hour (about 45 mins in convection oven)

Stir butterscotch chips in metal bowl set over saucepan of simmering water until melted and smooth
Add sweetened condensed milk
Let cool a bit then pour over the cheesecake
Decorate with macadamia nuts, chocolate chips and sprinkle with shredded coconut

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