CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

Ellen Bales

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Two of my favorite things: chocolate and cheesecake! Yum! This has to be melt-in-your-mouth good!
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Serves:

Makes 1 9-inch cake

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
graham cracker crumbs
2 Tbsp
white sugar
1/3 c
melted butter
1 c
semisweet chocolate chips
3 pkg
(8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 c
white sugar
3
eggs
1/2 c
sour cream
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
sour cream (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare crumb crust by combining cracker crumbs, butter, and 2 Tbsp. sugar. Press mixture into bottom and 2 inches up sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Refrigerate.
2
Melt chocolate chips in top of a double boiler over hot water. Set aside.
3
Beat cream cheese and 1 cup sugar in a large mixing bowl until smooth and creamy. Blend in eggs. Gradually pour in chocolate mixture, beating on low speed until well blended. Add 1/2 cup sour cream, flour, and vanilla. Blend until smooth. Pour into prepared crust.
4
Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven to 55-60 minutes or until filling is firm. Turn oven off. Cool cheesecake 1 hour without opening door. Cool completely. Chill several hours or overnight.
5
Garnish just before serving with sweetened sour cream made by combining 1 Tbsp. sugar with 1/2 cup sour cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy