1 1/2 cups butter softened ▢20 oz cream cheese softened ▢1 1/2 cups sugar ▢2 1/2 tsp peppermint extract ▢Candy Canes (optional) ▢Red food coloring (optional)


Step - 1

Combine all ingredients with a hand mixer until homogeneous. As desirable, add additional peppermint extract.  

Ensure that the sides of the 8-by-8-inch pan lined with wax or parchment paper are brimming with the mixture to facilitate removal.  

Step - 2

Apply three to five drops of red food coloring to the cheesecake's surface, then swirl with a knife to create crimson swirls.  

Step - 3

Use a knife to swirl droplets of red food coloring for decoration. Additionally, pieces of candy cane may be sprinkled on top of the cheesecake.  

Step - 4

Refrigerate for one to two hours. Apply the hanging paper to the pan in order to extract the cheesecake. Bars should be cut and served. 

Step - 5

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