chocolate cheesecake

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By Barbara Pendleton
from Bedford, NH

This recipe came from The White Cedar Inn in Freeport, Maine (a really nice place to stay) It is delicious...I made it for Christmas and I'm having a hard time not cutting into it before then. Hope you enjoy it!!!!

★★★★★ 1
serves 16-18 unless you are a chocoholic
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For chocolate cheesecake

  • 18
    oreo cookies(crushed inside a plastic bag)
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 4-
    8 oz pkgs of cream cheese(not whipped)
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 8 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate chips melted
  • 4
    eggs
  • powdered sugar
  • whipped cream

How To Make chocolate cheesecake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 Mix crushed cookies with melted butter, press into bottom of springform pan. Bake crust for 10 mins
  • 2
    meanwhile, beat cream cheese,sugar,flour and vanilla in a large bowl until well mixed. add melted chocolate and beat until mixed,scrap bottom of bowl. Add eggs,one at a time, mix well on low pour over crust, return to oven for 55-60 minutes.
  • 3
    You can test for doneness by wiggling the pan slightly. If the middle is still like jello, return to oven for an additional 3-5 minutes at a time. The center will be a little jiggly when done. You may also notice the cheesecake is pulling away from the sides of the pan.
  • 4
    Overcooking will cause the cheesecake to burn on the edges and crack. Cool cake before removing ring. Refrigerate for 4 hours to cool completely and set up properly.
  • 5
    Makes 16-18 slices ( or fewer if you're a chocoholic!) Slice cheesecake, top with powdered sugar and whipped cream. Serve immediately. Options- raspberry sauce, sliced strawberries

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