Cookies and Cream Cheesecake
Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Servings: 12 Prep Time: 45 minutes Cook Time: 4 hours Total Time: 5 hours Ingredients: 53 double cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, divided 1/3 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons cold water 1 package (.25 ounce) powdered gelatin 24 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups heavy cream, whipped to firm peaks Sweetened whipped cream and sprinkles for garnish Directions: Place 25 cookies in bowl of a food processor and pulse until fine crumbs. Place crumbs in medium bowl and add melted butter. Stir to combine; pour crumb mixture into a 9-inch spring form pan and press into the bottom. Refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes. Place cold water in small bowl and sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand until absorbed. Microwave mixture 10 seconds or until the gelatin is liquid.