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Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

From Taste of Home's cooking school recipe collection. Plan ahead.This needs to be made the day before and refrigerated overnight!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the crushed chocolate wafers and melted butter; mix well.
  2. Press onto the bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.
  4. Cool on a wire rack.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth.
  6. Add eggs, sour cream and vanilla; beat on low speed just until combined.
  7. Stir in chocolate chips, maraschino cherries, and chopped peanuts.
  8. Pour into crust.
  9. Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour or until center is almost set.
  10. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  11. Carefully run a knife around the edge of spring form pan to loosen.
  12. Cool for 1 hour longer.
  13. Refrigerate overnight.
  14. Remove side of pan.
  15. Refrigerate any leftovers.