A very simple but delicious chocolate cheesecake in a chocolate cookie crust. You can make this into a Mocha cheesecake by blending 3 Tablespoons coffee-flavored liqueur or black coffee into the batter.
Original recipe makes 1 – 9 inch pie
4 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (9 inch) prepared chocolate cookie crumb crust
1 hr 10 mins
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.) In the top of a double boiler, heat chocolate, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove from heat and allow to cool to lukewarm.
- In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Slowly beat in eggs, one at a time. Blend in melted chocolate. Pour filling into crust.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until filling is set. Allow to cool. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
Calories: 474 kcal
Carbohydrates: 37.3 g
Cholesterol: 115 mg
Fat: 33.9 g
Fiber: 1.4 g
Protein: 8.2 g
Sodium: 371 mg