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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Vanilla wafer crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages)
  Commercial sour cream 8 Ounce (1 Carton, Divided)
  Eggs 4
  Semisweet chocolate morsels 6 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine wafer crumbs and butter, mixing well.
Press mixture into bottom of a 9-inch spring form pan; set aside.
Beat cream cheese at low speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy; gradually add 3/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup sour cream, mixing well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 package chocolate morsels.
Spoon into prepared pan.
Bake at 325° for 1 hour.
Cool at room temperature on a wire rack for 20 minutes.
Combine remaining sour cream, 1/2 cup sugar, lemon juice, and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla, mixing well; gently spread over top of cheesecake.
Bake at 475° for 5 minutes.
Cool to room temperature on a wire rack; refrigerate 8 hours.
Remove sides of spring form pan; sprinkle additional chocolate morsels around top edge and in center of cheesecake, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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