I am completely in love with this Snickers Cheesecake. It is all of my Snickers dreams come true. A vanilla cheesecake full of chopped Snickers, layered with chocolate and caramel sauce, nestled in an Oreo crust. It’s thick and creamy, but gooey, amazing and the perfect way to celebrate National Cheesecake Day.
Did you know that National Cheesecake Day is actually a thing? Well it is! There’s actually a bajillion holidays dedicated to different foods. Clearly these are the kind of holidays we should get a day off for. How else will we overindulge in cheesecake?
Of course if overindulgence is your thing, you’re in the right place. I pretty much love anything that is over the top. And to celebrate today, a bunch of us bloggers are posting cheesecake, so if you want to check them out, scroll to the bottom of the post. There’s quite a few, which equals some serious indulgence.
So as of Monday, the hubs has started working with a personal trainer. They have decided to trade personal training for tennis lessons.
The hubs wants to really work on building his strength and this trainer is going to work not on making him bulky, but on making him lean and strong. Certainly there’s no body fat on him to lose.
In fact, back in the day (high school) I worked at a women’s gym for a short while with my mom. The hubs (who wasn’t the hubs yet, we were 17) came to visit and my mom thought it’d be fun to see what his body fat percentage was with the little contraption we had.
So she put in all the things it asked for like height, weight, etc and gave him the thingy to hold onto. It did it’s thing and then gave us his reading:
The guy has so little body fat, the machine thing thought it was an error. And he hasn’t changed a bit.
I guess I’m going to have to get motivated. He’s really going to make me look bad. I mean, he literally worked so hard the first day that he threw up. Twice.
I think the only kind of workout I’d do that might make me throw up is the one required to lift cake to my mouth. And even then, getting to the point of throwing up…no. Just…no.
However, he has been making breakfast in the mornings to make sure he’s ready for his workouts. I’ve been getting in on that action and I’m kinda diggin’ it.
Just like I dug my fork right into this cheesecake.
This cheesecake tops the ridiculousness scale for me. So stinkin’ good.
The way the chocolate and caramel sauce gets baked into it leaves a pretty spectacular gooeyness throughout most of the cheesecake. The texture of it with the creamy, thick cheesecake is pure heaven.
Add to that the crunch from the peanuts in the chopped Snickers and you might as well admit defeat. This cheesecake will win you over.
I brought a good bit of it home with me last weekend and I thought my brother was going to fight anyone that tried to take a few bites from him.
As we were packing up to leave, he was shoveling into his mouth like he couldn’t breathe without it. Once I told him I wasn’t taking it with me and he didn’t have to eat it all at once, he relaxed. But it’s that good.
I started with my same cheesecake base that I’ve used in my other recipes, so if you’ve made those, this one will be a breeze.
I’ve actually come to love making cheesecake. I’ve always loved eating it, but making it seemed scary. Once I played around with it while making my Banana Pudding Cheesecake, I got hooked. Once you get past the fear of it and using a water bath, it really is so simple to make. And so easy to change up and make fun variations.
So get ready. There’ll be more coming your way. But in the meantime, make this one. You won’t regret it.
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More cheesecake indulgence:
Pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust from Roxana’s Home Baking
Strawberry Chocolate Ganache Cheesecake Bars from A Kitchen Addiction
No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake from Crunchy Creamy Sweet
Frozen Peanut Butter Cheesecake with Nutter Butter Crust from Crazy for Crust
Caramel Overload Cheesecake Bars from Crumbs and Chaos
Blackberry Goat Cheese Cheesecake from Baking a Moment
Healthier Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownie Bars from Texanerin Baking
White Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake from Will Cook For Smiles
Coconut Cheesecake with Macadamia Crust from All Day I Dream About Food
Lemon Cheesecake from Shugary Sweets
No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake from Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts
Oreo Cheesecake (vegan) from Namely Marly
Blueberry Ricotta Cream Cheesecake from Hungry Couple
Lemon Ginger Panna Cotta Cheesecake with Blueberry Sauce from Girl Versus Dough
Mini Mascarpone Cheesecakes with Strawberry Balsamic Topping from Boulder Locavore
S’mores Cheesecake from The Gunny Sack
Raspberry Cheesecake with Oreo Crust from Hip Foodie Mom
Black Raspberry Cheesecake Milkshake from Blahnik Baker
No Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake from White Lights on Wednesday
Blackberry Cheesecake Popsicles from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen
Chocolate Nutella Cheesecake Cake from gotta get baked
White Chocolate Frangelico Cheesecake from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Cherry and Pistachio No Bake Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust from Cravings of a Lunatic
Triple Brigadeiro Cheesecake Tart from From Brazil To You
White Chocolate Cheesecake with Macadamia Nuts and Caramel from Taste and Tell
Snickers Cheesecake from Life, Love and Sugar
Cherry Cheesecake Brownies from Inside BruCrew Life
Lilikoi Cheesecake with Macadamia Nut Shortbread Crust from Dieter’s Downfall
Strawberry Cheesecake Pots from Barbara Bakes
Mom’s Cheesecake from Magnolia Days
Very Berry Cheesecake with Chocolate Oreo Crust from JavaCupcake
Vanilla Bean Cheesecake from Wine & Glue
New York Style Cheesecake from URBAN BAKES
Rainbow Cheesecake from In Katrina’s Kitchen
Chocolate Cheesecake w/ Whisky Toffee Shards from girlichef
No Bake Coconut Lime Cheesecake Bars from Beyond Frosting
Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars from Cooking In Stilettos
Ricotta Cheesecake from French Press
Peanut Butter Cheesecake with Nutella Ganache Topping from The Redhead Baker
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cheesecake from Savvy Eats
Caramel Macchiato Cheesecake from Wishes and Dishes
Key Lime Pie Cheesecake from Love and Confections
Apricot-Swirl Cheesecake from Take A Bite Out of Boca
Hawaiian Mini Cheesecakes from Pint Sized Baker
Butter Pecan Caramel No-Bake Mini Cheesecakes from Simply Southern Baking
Pumpkin Cheesecake from Lady Behind The Curtain
Mini cheesecakes with a toasted coconut crust (gluten free) from Quarter Life (Crisis) Cuisine
No Bake Blackberry Cheesecake from You Made That?
Mini No Bake Lime Cheesecakes from Miss in the Kitchen
No-Bake Limoncello Cheesecake from Cake Duchess
No-Bake Berry Cheesecake from Food Lust People Love
Key Lime Trifles from Hoosier Homemade
Hawaiian Chantilly Layer Cheesecake from Wallflour Girl
No Bake Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars from Garnish with Lemon
Mango Cheesecake (vegan) from Jessiker Bakes
Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars from Chez CateyLou
Oreo Ripple Cheesecake from Overtime Cook
No Bake Dulce de Leche Cheesecake with Caramelized Peaches from The Food Charlatan
Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake Ice Cream from Chocolate Moosey
Sugar Cookie Cheesecake from Munchkin Munchies
Caramel cheesecake martini from Happy Food, Healthy Life
Frozen PB&C Cheesecake from Noshing With The Nolands
Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake Cookies from Lemons for Lulu