Milky Way Midnight Cheesecake
This Milky Way Cheesecake is made with Milky Way Midnight Dark Chocolate bars for an extra decadent cheesecake that tastes like it came straight from a bakery!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
Chilling Time4 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 10 servings
- 18 chocolate graham cracker sheets (from about 2 sleeves)
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 Tbsp coffee grounds
- 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
- 16 oz. cream cheese, softened
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 8 oz. sweetened condensed milk
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 cups chopped Milky Way Midnight Bars (from 4 full-size bars), plus more for topping
- 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips or chopped chocolate bar
Spray a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray and then cover in parchment paper.
Place graham crackers in a food processor and process until fine crumbs are formed (if you don't have a food processor, you can simply put graham crackers in a bag and crush them with a mallet).
In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs with sugar, coffee, and melted butter and stir until thoroughly combined. Press the crumbs firmly into the bottom of the pan.
Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, combine cream cheese and sugar and beat on medium speed for about 3 minutes.
Add the eggs one at a time, keeping the mixer on low-speed and making sure the eggs are well-incorporated.
Add condensed milk, heavy cream, vanilla, flour, and salt and mix until just combined.
Stir Milky Way pieces into the batter and pour the batter in the pan.
Bake for about 45 minutes until the cheesecake is turning light golden brown and should jiggle just slightly when you shake the pan.
Turn off the oven, crack the door, and let the cheesecake sit in the oven for an hour. Remove to fridge and let chill for at least 4 hours before serving.
Melt chocolate chips or chocolate bar in a double broiler or in the microwave. Once cheesecake is chilled, drizzle with melted chocolate and top with additional chopped Milky Way Midnight bars.