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Chocolate Cheesecake

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Ingredients
For crust
  Chocolate wafer cookies 9 Ounce, crushed for 1 1/4 cups (1 Package, Thin)
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, melted
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages, 8 Oz Each)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Semisweet chocolate chips 12 Ounce, melted (1 Bag, 2 Cups)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven hot to 325°F.

MAKING
2) In a medium add crust ingredients and mix well. Keep aside 1 tablespoon crumbs for garnishing.
3) In a ungreased 10-inch springform pan add the remaining crumbs and press in bottom and 2 inches up side.
4) In a large bowl add cream cheese and sugar. Beat until smooth.
5) Mix 1 egg at a time until well blended.
6) Add melted chocolate gently and mix together.
7) Stir in remaining filling ingredients and beat until smooth.
8) Transfer into crust-lined pan.
9) Bake for 55 to 65 minutes until edges are set.
10) To avoid cracking put a shallow pan half full of hot water on lower oven rack during baking.
11) Let stand on pans to cool for 5 minutes.
12) Gently remove side of pan.
13) Keep aside for 2 hours to cool.

SERVING
14) Garnish with reserved crumbs.
15) Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
16) Store in refrigerator.
17) Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes

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