Twix Cheesecake Pie

This recipe has been featured in a post on The Recipe Girl blog: Prize Winning Pie Recipes

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Twix Cheesecake Pie

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 20 min + chill time

Cook Time: 35 min

My son (RecipeBoy) won a blue ribbon in our community's pie contest with this pie recipe. It's decadent and delicious (and easy enough for a 9 year old to make all by himself!)

Ingredients:

CRUST:
20 Oreo cookies (with creme filling)
3 Tablespoons melted butter

FILLING:
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
2 large eggs
16 chopped Twix "Fun Size" Candy Bars (2 cups total)

TOPPING:
chocolate syrup
caramel syrup
6 chopped Twix "Fun Size" Candy Bars

Directions:

1. Prepare the crust: Crush Oreos (either in a plastic bag or in a food processor) and mix with melted butter. Use your fingers to press into a 9-inch pie dish; place into the freezer for about 30 minutes, or until firm.

2. Prepare the filling: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. With an electric mixer in a large bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar and eggs until mixture is smooth. Stir in chopped Twix bars. Pour into frozen pie crust. Bake until set, 35 to 45 minutes; let cool.

3. When pie is completely cooled, drizzle with chocolate and caramel syrup and garnish with more chopped Twix bars. Chill until firm.

Tips:

*Twix bars are a shortbread and caramel cookie candy bar covered in chocolate. They're sold in the USA.
*This is a great recipe to use up a zillion Twix bars that your kids will come home with on Halloween night.

Source: RecipeGirl.com (Loosely adapted from Real Simple)