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Mint Chip Cheesecake

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Course: Dessert

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker

Ingredients

Crust Ingredients

  • 2 cups Mint Oreos, crushed
  • ¼ cup melted butter

Cheesecake Ingredients

  • 2 8 oz blocks of cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp pure mint extract
  • cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 - 4 drops mint green food coloring gel

Chocolate Ganache Ingredients

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

Crust Directions

  • Line the bottom of a 6 inch springform pan with parchment paper and spray the sides with pam baking spray
  • Using a large bowl mix the melted butter and the crushed oreos
  • Press the crust into the springform pan
  • Place into the freezer while you make the cheesecake mixture

Cheesecake Directions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar and cornstarch until combined
  • In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat together the cream cheese and sugar mixture until combined and smooth
  • Beat in the eggs 1 at a time until combined
  • Beat in the mint extract and mint green gel food coloring
  • Fold in the chocolate chips
  • Pour cheesecake mixture into the crust
  • Cover with foil
  • Fill the instant pot with 1 cup of water
  • Place a trivet inside
  • Place the springform pan onto the trivet
  • Close the lid and set to sealing
  • Bake on manual setting high pressure for 40 minutes. Once timer goes off allow to natural release for 20 minutes
  • Remove the lid and use a paper towel to dap onto the foil to remove condensation
  • Carefully remove from the pot and place onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely
  • Place into the fridge overnight

Chocolate Ganache Directions

  • Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream until steaming
  • While heavy whipping cream is heating up, place chocolate chips into a heat-proof bowl
  • Once the heavy whipping cream is heated, pour over the chocolate chips
  • Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth
  • Pour over the top of the cooled cheesecake and smooth evenly
  • Cut, Serve and Enjoy!