Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with Chocolate Topping

A Slice of Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
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  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 16 Servings
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Here's a delicious chocolate chip cheesecake with a chocolate wafer cookie crumb crust and chocolate glaze topping. 

The cheesecake is baked in a chocolate cookie crumb crust and extra chocolate chips and cream make up a delicious ganache.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
  • 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 24 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F (180 C/Gas Mark 4).
  2. Combine chocolate cookie crumbs and butter, stirring well. Firmly press mixture evenly over the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake 5 minutes.
  3. Beat cream cheese at high speed of an electric hand-held mixer until light and fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  4. Stir the vanilla and 2/3 cup of the chocolate chips into the batter.
  1. Pour mixture into crust. Bake for 40 minutes; turn oven off and leave oven door ajar.
  2. Leave cheesecake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove the cheesecake from oven and let it cool on a wire rack.
  4. Cover cheesecake and place it in the refrigerator. Chill the cheesecake for chill 8 hours.
  5. Melt the remaining 2/3 cup chocolate chips in top of double boiler; gradually stir in whipping cream. Stir over low heat until thickened and smooth. Remove from heat and spread over cheesecake. Chill thoroughly.
  6. Serves 10 to 12.


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