Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

"This is wonderful simple cake to make. I got this from a Kraft magazine. I used about 1 cup of chocolate chips instead of the squares of chocolate. I added Cool Whip to the top after it was cooled and then chocolate shavings on top of that."
 
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photo by Jaime in Winnipeg photo by Jaime in Winnipeg
Ready In:
1hr
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
12
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ingredients

  • 1 14 cups Oreo cookies, baking crumbs
  • 14 cup melted butter
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, melted & slightly cooled
  • 3 eggs
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directions

  • Combine crumbs & butter; press onto bottom of 9 inch springform pan.
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar & vanilla on medium speed until well blended.
  • Blend in melted chocolate.
  • Add eggs one at a time; mix just until blended.
  • Pour over crust.
  • Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes or until centre is almost set.
  • Cool completely, then refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.

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Reviews

  1. jackieliz
    Very rich and creamy. I made a graham cracker crust with slivered almonds mixed in instead of the chocolate crust to try and offset the richness of the chocolate and it was great. My husband couldn't get enough.
     
  2. Amberngriffinco
    I am making this for Christmas Dinner in 2 wks, but wanted to say it REALLY sounds AWESOME!! My DH HATES cheesecake unless it has chocolate in it. I am going to add a dollop of whipped cream on top and as suggested, drizzle some chocolate over it. Thanks in advance! 12/28 MAde this .. Super easy! Very very dense and rich in flavor.. I suggest serving ONLY small slices and a bit of whip cream on top.
     
  3. Terri R
    Made this for a family gathering & it was a big hit....very easy to make & tastes great!!
     
  4. Jaime in Winnipeg
    I made this for a friend't birthday tonight. It was great! I also put cool whip on top, and took the suggestion in the magazine to melt 2 squares of chocolate and mix that with 2 Tbsp of cream and drizzle that over the cake. It was almost too rich for me, but I'm not much of a sweet tooth. Everyone there loved it - one even had seconds!
     
  5. _Pixie_
    Hey, I got that Kraft magazine and made this recipe too! The picture they have of it is just gorgeous. I also put cool whip on top and drizzled it with a chocolate syrup for effect. I used the semi-sweet baking squares that the recipe called for since I was afraid chocolate chips would mess it up. This was just delicious, very rich, but impossible to resist!
     
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