Halloween Spiderweb Cheesecake
2 packages, softened
heavy whipping cream
chocolate crumb pie crust
chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 1 minute.
Heat gelatin, stir until dissolved.
Remove from the heat, cool slightly.
In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth with an electrical mixer under high speed, about 5 minutes.
Gradually beat in cream, vanilla and gelatin mixture until smooth. Pour into crust.
In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; whisk until smooth.
Transfer to a heavy-duty resealable bag, cut a small hole in a corner of bag.
Pipe a circle of chocolate in center of cheesecake.
Pipe evenly spaced thin concentric circles about ½ in. apart over filling.
Beginning with the center circle, gently pull a toothpick through circles toward outer edge.
Wipe toothpicks clean.
Repeat to complete web pattern.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.