Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

I love to make cheesecakes, and what's better than a combo of fruit and chocolate? Bake this one up and enjoy. We do!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 pkg
(8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
1 pkg
(10 oz) frozen sliced strawberries with syrup, thawed
2/3 c
unsifted all purpose flour
3
eggs
1 tsp
strawberry extract
4-5
drops red food color
1 c
mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

PASTRY CRUST

1/3 c
butter or margarine, softened
1/3 c
sugar
1
egg
1 1/4 c
unsifted all-purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare pastry crust.

Cream butter and sugar in small mixer bowl; blend in egg. Add flour mix well. Spread dough on bottom and 1 1/2 inches up side of 9 inch springform pan. Bake at 450 for 5 minutes. Cool.
2
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large mixer bowl until smooth. Puree strawberries with syrup in food processor or blender; add to cream cheese mixture. Blend in flour, eggs, strawberry extract and food color. Stir in mini chocolate chips.
3
Pour into prepared crust. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes; without opening oven door, decrease temperature to 250 and continue to bake for 50-60 minutes or until set. Cool; loosen cake from side of pan. Cover; chill several hours or overnight.

Serve topped with sweetened whipped cream and strawberries if desired.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids