Chocolate & Peanut Butter Mousse Cheesecake Recipe


Chocolate & Peanut Butter Mousse Cheesecake Recipe


Ingredients

1-½cups chocolate wafer crumbs (about 24 wafers)
¼cup butter, melted
MOUSSE LAYERS:
1-¼cups heavy whipping cream
¾cup Jif ® Creamy Peanut Butter [x] Fresh-Roasted Peanut Flavor Jif Peanut Butter has that perfect combination of creamy and extra crunchy textures with a fresh-roasted peanut taste. Get Recipes >
5ounces cream cheese, softened
2tablespoons butter, softened
1-¼cups confectioners' sugar
5ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1milk chocolate candy bar (3-½ ounces), chopped
cup sugar
¼cup 2% milk
1teaspoon vanilla extract
GANACHE:
6ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
cup heavy whipping cream
1teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions


In a small bowl, mix wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan. In another bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form. In a large bowl, beat peanut butter, cream cheese and butter until smooth. Beat in confectioners’ sugar. Fold in half of the whipped cream. Spread evenly over crust. Refrigerate while preparing the next layer. Place bittersweet and milk chocolates in a small bowl. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and milk; bring just to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour over chocolate; stir with a whisk until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Fold in remaining whipped cream. Spread evenly over peanut butter layer. Freeze 2 hours or until firm. For ganache, place chocolate in a small bowl. In a small saucepan, bring cream just to a boil. Pour over chocolate; whisk until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature or until ganache thickens to a spreading consistency, stirring occasionally. Spread over cheesecake. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set. Remove rim from pan. Yield: 16 servings.