Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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Chocolate Cheesecake

Jennifer Makousky-Garcia


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8.5 oz
chocolate wafers, crushed
1/2 c
butter, melted
12 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1.5 c
heavy cream
16 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
4 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
heavy cream, whipped (optional)


1In large bowl, combine chocolate wafer crumbs and butter; pat firmly into 9-inch springform pan, covering bottom and 2 1/2 inches up sides, then chill.

2Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

3Combine over hot (not boiling) water, chocolate chips and heavy cream; stir until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth then set aside.

4In large bowl, combine cream cheese and sugar, beating until creamy; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

5Add chocolate mixture and vanilla, mix until blended.

6Pour into prepared crust; bake at 325 for 60 minutes.

7Turn oven off and let stand in oven with door ajar 1 hour; remove, cool completely then chill 24 hours - Decorate edge with whipped cream, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy