You all know I'm such a coffee lover so when Community Coffee asked if I'd like to share this scrumptious Coffee Cheesecake Pie recipe I was more than happy to oblige! This pie features coffee and a yummy chocolate wafer crust, it can be made ahead of time so there’s no last-minute frosting, garnishing or fussing. It’s
entertaining made easy!
Ingredients are as follows:
1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs (from about 20 wafers) or graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons butter, melted
¼ cup bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips
2 (8-ounce) packages Neufchatel cheese, softened
½ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large eggs
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
make crust, combine wafer crumbs and 2 tablespoons sugar. Add butter
and thoroughly mix. Place in 9-inch pie pan sprayed with vegetable
cooking spray; evenly press up sides and over bottom. Refrigerate until
ready to fill.
small microwave-safe measuring cup or bowl, place chocolate chips and 2
tablespoons coffee. Heat coffee to a simmer in microwave; do not boil. Stir until completely smooth. Set aside to cool.
a large mixing bowl, beat Neufchatel cheese and ½ cup sugar until
5. Add ⅓ cup coffee and vanilla; mix until combined and smooth.
eggs 1 at a time, mixing on low speed and scraping bowl after each
until blended. Pour over reserved crust.
reserved coffee mixture all over filling; gently swirl with a knife
10. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until center is almost
set. Let cool completely.
11. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Cut into 8 slices, serve and enjoy!