Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is The Bomb of Cheesecakes! Garnish with fresh orange slices.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl combine the cookie crumbs and butter, toss well.
  3. Press onto the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 9-10 inch springform pan.
  4. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. In a food processor or blender combine the cottage cheese, cream cheese, eggs and whites and process until very smooth.
  7. In a large bowl mix together the sugar and cocoa.
  8. Add the cheese mixture, orange liqueur and orange peel and mix well.
  9. melt the semisweet chocolate in the microwave until melted-make sure you dont burn it, and mix into the cheese mixture.
  10. Beat with a mixer until smooth and well blended.
  11. Pour into the crust.
  12. Bake in the 350 degree oven for 45 minutes, or until the center is barely jiggly.
  13. Run a knife around the rim and place cake in the refrigerator until cake is cooled.
  14. Wrap in plastic and let chill overnight up to 2 days.

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