Chocolate Lover's Cheesecake

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If you love chocolate and cheesecake -- this is for you.

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Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch springform pan

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • cup white sugar

  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream

  • 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • cup white sugar

  • cup melted butter

Directions

  1. To make cracker crust, stir together cracker crumbs and 1/3 c sugar. Blend in 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine. Press mixture onto bottom and halfway up side of 9 inch springform pan. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. In large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, cocoa, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs; blend well. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into the prepared crust.

  3. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 15 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  4. In a small bowl, stir together sour cream, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and remaining 2 teaspoons vanilla. Stir until smooth. Spread evenly over baked filling. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven to wire rack. With knife, loosen cake from side of pan. Cool completely; remove side of pan. Refrigerate before serving. Cover; refrigerate leftovers -- If any.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

428 Calories
29g Fat
41g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 428
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 17g 86%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 206mg 4%

* 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.