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Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robin Gordon
Added: Tuesday, November 7, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Ingredients for 16 servings: 8 1/2 oz Chocolate Wafers, Fine Crush 1/2 c Butter, Melted 12 oz Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips 1 1/2 c Heavy cream 16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened 1/4 c Sugar 3/4 c Cherry Flavored Liqueur 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 lb Cherry Pie Filling 1/2 c Heavy Cream Whipped (Opt.) and 2 1/2 inches up sides. Chill.

Directions:
Directions:
Preparation: In large bowl, combine chocolate wafer crumbs and butter. Pat firmly into 9-inch springform pan, covering bottom Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Combine over hot (not boiling) water, chocolate chips and heavy cream. Stir until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth. Set aside. In large bowl, combine cream cheese and sugar, beating until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add chocolate mixture, cherry liqueur, and vanilla, mix until blended. Pour into prepared crust. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 60 minutes. Turn oven off. Let stand in oven with door ajar 1 hour. Remove, cool completely. Chill 24 hours. Spread cherry pie filling over top of cheesecake leaving 1-inch from the edge. Decorate edge with whipped cream, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hrs.

 

 

 

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