Ghirardelli Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Vicki Johnson


Decadent is the only way to describe this cheesecake. My family and friends love cheesecake so I experiment with different things fairly often. This one is 1st or 2nd on their list of favorites.


★★★★★ 1 vote

45 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 pkg
    nabisco chocolate wafers crushed
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter melted
  • 1/4 c

  • 4 pkg
    8 oz pkgs cream cheese softened
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
  • 4
  • 1 pkg
    16 oz ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c
    chocolate fudge topping
  • 1/8
    ghirardelli chocolate bar

How to Make Ghirardelli Chocolate Chip Cheesecake


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray 13x9 springform pan with cooking spray
  3. Mix 2 cups of chocolate crumbs with melted butter, nuts and sugar. Press onto bottom of pan and up the sides. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  4. Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until blended. Add sour cream, mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low after each one until just blended. Pour entire bag of chips into mixture and stir until blended. Pour over crust.
  5. Bake 40 minutes to 60 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely and refrigerate over night.
  6. Spread chocolate fudge topping over top of cheesecake and sprinkle Ghirardelli chocolate shavings all over top.

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