The Grand Prize Winner of the 2001 NestlToll House “Share the Very Best” recipe contest, thisdessert was created by Terri Hewitt of Elwell, Michigan. Thismouthwatering cheesecake features layers of semi-sweet chocolate,butterscotch and white morsels. It is then topped with a beautifuldrizzled finish, making it perfect for holiday entertaining.
Recipe: Triple Chip Cheesecake
Crust: 1 3/4 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
Filling: 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 large eggs 1 cup (6-ounces) NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® ButterscotchFlavored Morsels 1 cup (6-ounces) NESTL TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet ChocolateMorsels 1 cup (6-ounces) NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier WhiteMorsels
Topping: 1 tablespoon each NESTL TOLL HOUSE ButterscotchFlavored Morsels, Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels and Premier WhiteMorsels
Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).Grease 9-inch springform pan.
For Crust: Combine crumbs and butter inmedium bowl. Press onto bottom and 1-inch up side of preparedpan.
For Filling: Beat cream cheese and granulatedsugar in large mixer bowl until smooth. Add sour cream, flourand vanilla extract; mix well. Add eggs; beat on low speed untilcombined. Melt butterscotch morsels according to package directions.Stir until smooth. Add 1 1/2 cups batter to melted morsels. Pourinto crust. Repeat procedure with semi-sweet morsels. Carefullyspoon over butterscotch layer. Melt Premier White morsels accordingto package directions and blend into remaining batter in mixerbowl. Carefully spoon over semi-sweet layer.
Bake for 1 hour 10 to 15 minutes or untilcenter is almost set. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.Run knife around edge of cheesecake. Let stand for 1 hour.
For Topping: Place each flavor of morselsseparately in three, small heavy-duty plastic bags. Microwaveon HIGH (100%) power for 20 seconds, knead bags to mix. Microwaveat additional 10-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cuta small hole in corner of bag; squeeze to drizzle over cheesecake.Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight. Remove side ofpan.
Makes 12 to 16 servings.
Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and Meals.com, used with permission.
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