Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake (Death by Chocolate!)

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
50 mins

If you love chocolate, this is the dessert for you! WORTH the effort! Wonderful served with a cup of coffee! ENJOY!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter.
  2. Press onto the bottom and 1 1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9 inch springform pan
  3. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  4. Cool on a wire rack.
  5. Reduce heat to 325.
  6. In a saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth.
  7. Remove from the heat; add cream and mix well; set aside.
  8. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  9. Add cocoa and beat well.
  10. Add eggs; beat on low just until combined.
  11. Stir in vanilla and reserved chocolate mixture just until blended.
  12. Pour over crust.
  13. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set.
  14. For topping, melt chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth.
  15. Remove from the heat.
  16. Stir in cream and vanilla; mix well.
  17. Spread over filling.
  18. Refrigerate overnight.
  19. Carefully run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen.
  20. Remove the sides of the pan.
  21. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream and miniature chocolate kisses if desired.