Oatmeal Stout Cheesecake
6 tablespoons melted butter
2¼ cup granulated sugar
5 cups of crushed graham crackers
3lbs of softened cream cheese
1 cup grated bittersweet chocolate
1/3rd cup of sour cream
3 large eggs
16oz of Oatmeal Stout
• In a medium bowl, combine melted butter, a ¼ cup of granulated sugar and the crushed graham crackers. Press into a 10 inch spring form pan and bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Allow to cool.
• In a large mixing bowl cream together the cream cheese, remaining 2 cups of granulated sugar and chocolate and beat until smooth. Reduce speed on the mixer and add sour cream. Finish mixing on low speed adding in the eggs and then beer. Pour mixture into finished crust.
• Place your spring form pan in a water bath and bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes, reduce heat to 175 degrees and continue to bake for an additional 2 ½ hours until a toothpick can be inserted and removed clean.
• Cool at room temperature and serve.