Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake with Ritz Cracker Crust
You can thank my husband for this one.
On our 7th anniversary we went on a cruise, and this man that rarely drinks discovered Bushwackers.
I know why. It tastes like a sweet ice-creamy dessert and he’s a huge cake/candy/sweets freak.
Let me break this down for you.
He decided to have a cocktail because we were on vacation. It had to be sweet, because he cannot tolerate the taste of any type of alcohol, so the bartender recommended a Bushwacker. It was either that or a pretty little strawberry daiquiri.
He made that mistake before. It was on our first family Disney cruise a few years ago, and he thought the bartender was being an asshole because when he ordered it he made it extra, extra pretty.
After the first one he was hooked. “OMG it tastes just like ice cream, it’s soooo good, let me have another one.”
…which led to him ordering another one.
…which led to
…which led to Shea going to a wine tasting on the ship alone and to get her nails done.
He’s so cute when he’s drinking.
We now always keep Bailey’s and Kahlua, etc. in our cabinet, in case he gets in the mood to have his favorite little drink. So, I was feeling a little creative while doing some holiday baking and remembered our bottles in the cabinet.
I made a boozy cheesecake with Bailey’s sauce.
Oh, and I used buttery Ritz crackers instead of graham.
You know I had to add a little saltiness.
Here’s the printable-