Coffee and Hazelnut Brittle Cheesecake

Coffee and Hazelnut Brittle Cheesecake

Prep time30 min
Total time6hr 20min
ServingsMakes 20 servings, 1 piece (112 g) each.
  • 1¾ cups Oreo Baking Crumbs
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup skinned hazelnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped and divided
  • 4 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1¾ cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1½ tsp. instant coffee
  • ⅓ cup coffee-flavoured liqueur
  • ¼ cup water
  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Combine baking crumbs, butter and 1/2 cup nuts; press onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low after each just until blended.
  • Dissolve coffee granules in liqueur; stir into batter. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 45 to 50 min. or until centre of cheesecake is almost set.  Cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, bring water and remaining sugar to boil in small saucepan on medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling, without stirring, 5 to 7 min. or until syrup is thickened and begins to turn golden brown. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in remaining nuts. Spread onto parchment-covered baking sheet. Cool completely.
  • Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
  • Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve. Break nut brittle into 20 pieces; place 1 piece on top of each cheesecake piece.
Recipe Tips
  • Size-Wise
    Dessert can be part of a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
  • How to Toast the Nuts
    To easily toast the nuts, spread them into single layer in shallow pan. Bake in 350°F oven 5 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  • Substitute
    Prepare using Honey Maid Crumbs.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Fat 25g 
   Saturated 13g 
   Carbohydrate 29g 
   Fibre 1g 
   Sugars 24g 
   Protein 7g 
   Fibre 1g 
   Sugars 24g 
Protein 7g 
Cholesterol100 mg
Sodium300 mg
Potassium3 %DV
Calcium6 %DV
Iron5 %DV

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