Total Time
3hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This cheesecake is absolutely delicious! My daughter made it for Thanksgiving dinner and it was picture perfect!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325*F (160*C).
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, cocoa powder and butter. Mix well. Press into bottom and 1-inch up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
  3. With an electric mixer on medium speed, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, mixing well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in amaretto and cherry juice until well blended.
  4. Pour filling into crust. Bake 1 hour. Turn oven off, and let stand in oven.
  5. with door ajar at least 1 hour. Remove from oven to wire rack. Cool about 1 hour, or until room temperature.
  6. Combine melted chocolate and sour cream. Spread evenly over top of cooled cheesecake. Chill overnight. Garnish with whipped cream and maraschino cherries.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a