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Chocolate Macadamia Cheesecake

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  Chocolate wafer 25 , crushed to make 1 1/4 cup crumbs
  Ground macadamia nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Almond extract 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Baking white chocolate 8 Ounce (8 Squares, 1 Ounce Each Filling:)
  Cream cheese 32 Ounce, softened (4 Packages, 8 Ounces Each Filling:)
For filling
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 5
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Milk chocolate chips 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For topping
  Semi sweet chocolate 8 Ounce (8 Squares, 1 Ounce Each)
  Whipping cream 7 Tablespoon
  White chocolate shavings 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped macadamia nuts 2 Tablespoon

In a bowl, combine 'wafer crumbs, nuts and sugar; stir in butter and almond extract.
Press onto the bottom of a greased 10-in sprmgform pan.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack.
Reduce heat to 325°.
In a saucepan over low heat, melt white chocolate, stirring frequently until smooth.
In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
Add flour; mix well.
Add eggs and vanilla; beat on low speed just until combined.
Remove 1 cup and set aside.
Stir melted white chocolate into remaining cream cheese mixture; beat just until combined.
Pour over crust.
Melt chocolate chips; cool slightly.
Stir in reserved cream cheese mixture; drop by spoonfuls over filling.
Place pan on a baking sheet.
Bake at 325° for 55-60 minutes or until center is almost set.
Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen.
Cool 1 hour longer.
In a saucepan over low heat, melt semisweet chocolate with cream; stir until smooth.
Cool slightly.
Spread over cheesecake.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
Remove sides of pan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2797 Calories from Fat 1587

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 181 g277.9%

Saturated Fat 92.1 g460.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 610.4 mg203.5%

Sodium 2010.7 mg83.8%

Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.4%

Sugars 177.1 g

Protein 41 g81.9%

Vitamin A 69.1% Vitamin C 0.42%

Calcium 31.1% Iron 55.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Macadamia Cheesecake Recipe