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Chocolate Cheesecake III

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicious recipe I made up while in college. My hubby LOVES it!! You may garnish with shaved chocolate, ganache or any other delectable chocolate. Pretty!"
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9 h 20 m servings 482
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 - 9 inch cheesecake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grind graham crackers in a food processor.
  2. In a small bowl, or in the food processor, stir together the graham cracker crumbs, white sugar and melted butter. Press into the bottom, and 1 inch up the sides of a 9 inch springform pan.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, set aside to cool.
  4. Melt semisweet chocolate over a double boiler along with the cream. Stir occasionally until melted, then set aside to cool.
  5. In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until soft. Stir in the eggs, one at a time, mixing well between additions. Stir in the chocolate mixture until fully incorporated. Pour into the prepared crust.
  6. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cake cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 8 hours before serving.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 482 calories; 35.4 37.8 6.8 146 217 Full nutrition

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I have three words for this recipe "OH MY GOD" It is without a doubt the BEST chocolate cheesecake recipe I have ever tried! It is easy to make and the results are AWESOME! Thank you Edye for s...

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I don't know if I did something wrong, as this was my first time trying this recipe, but I cooked this for 55 mins, and it almost seemed TOO done. Also, the crust was chewy, not crunchy like I ...

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I have three words for this recipe "OH MY GOD" It is without a doubt the BEST chocolate cheesecake recipe I have ever tried! It is easy to make and the results are AWESOME! Thank you Edye for s...

The cheesecake was great but as I did not have a springform pan, I made two servings of the crust and divided up the filling ,baked at 350 for 35 minutes and I got two cakes instead of one!

I loved this chocolate cheesecake! It was really good, my husband(who doesn't really like chocolate that much), really loved it also. Along with a few friends. Only thing I changed was I used...

Sooo yummy! This is an extremely rich dessert but very very good (esp. if you like dark chocolate). I made it for a dinner party and everyone complimented me. I thought it might need a little so...

I made this cheesecake and used ghirardelli semi sweet baking chocolate and semi sweet chips and my parents were in heaven. I loved it too but I couldn't believe the rave reviews or how easy th...

This cheesecake was better than i expected. I only wish I had seen the cheesecake tips before I pulled it out of the oven. It didn't look too pretty but it tasted awesome. Next time I'll do the ...

This is a great recipe for chocolate cheesecake. It is not too rich or chocolaty. But, you still get full chocolate flavor. I made the crust with vanilla wafers because that was all I had ava...

Great chocolate taste, not too sweet. I covered outside of pan with foil and baked it in a water bath. No cracks..Just wonderful. I liked that it only needed 2 packs of cream cheese, too.

I blame this recipe for all the extra weight Me and my Husband have put on.Loved this recipe so much, had to keep making it.Boy did we gain the weight.