Decadent Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake

Recipe by Chef #1057055
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 18
    Oreo cookies, crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 14
    cup butter, melted
  • 3
    (8 ounce) packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 12
  • 12
    baker"s semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, divided
  • 12
    cup whipping cream
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DIRECTIONS

  • PREHEAT: oven to 350 if using a 9-in silver springform pan(325 if using a 9-in dark nonstick springform pan). Combine crums and butter. Press firmly onto bottom of pan.
  • BEAT cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  • Add sour cream; mix well.
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time beating on low speed after each addition just until blended.
  • Chop 8 of the squares of chocolate; stir into batter. Pour over crust.
  • BAKE 45 to 50 min or until center is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around side of pan to loosen cake. Cool completely.
  • CHOP remaining 4 squares of chocolate. Bring Cream to simmer in small saucepan on low heat. Remove from heat. Add chocolate; stir until completely melted. Cool slightly. Pour over cheesecake.
  • Refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight. Remove side of pan before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.
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