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Black Forest Cheesecake

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A easy way to bake a yummy black forest cheesecake. The addition of chocolate worked wonders on my black forest cheesecake recipe. You will feel like having this one again and again!
  Chocolate wafer crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened (3 Packages)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Kirsch/Other cherry flavored liqueur 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate square 4 Ounce
  Commercial sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipped cream 1 Tablespoon
  Maraschino cherries 1 Tablespoon (With Stems)

Combine chocolate wafer crumbs and butter, mixing well; firmly press into bottom and 1 inch up sides of a 9-inch spring-form pan.
Beat cream cheese at low speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy; gradually add sugar, mixing well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in kirsch, and mix until blended.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake at 350° for 1 hour.
Cool to room temperature on a wire rack.
Place chocolate in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts.
Cool slightly.
Stir in sour cream.
Spread chocolate mixture evenly over top.
Chill thoroughly.
Garnish with whipped cream and cherries.

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