Passover Chocolate Cheesecake


This cheesecake is kosher for Passover with a chocolate macaroon crust. Great for a Seder dessert. Very rich.

Prep Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
16 servings


  • 2 ½ cups crushed chocolate macaroon cookies

  • cup butter, melted

  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 4 teaspoons matzo meal

  • ¼ cup milk

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 teaspoon butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a small bowl, stir together the crushed macaroons and butter. Press into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven; remove and cool.

  2. In a medium bowl, stir cream cheese and sugar together until well blended. Stir in matzo meal, milk and vanilla until smooth. Mix in the eggs one at a time.

  3. Combine the chocolate chips and butter in a small microwave-safe dish. Heat at 30 second intervals until melted, stirring at each interval. Stir into the cream cheese batter. Pour the batter over the cooled crust and smooth the top.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until the center appears solid when jiggled slightly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

370 Calories
25g Fat
34g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 370
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 6g
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 136mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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