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Chocolate Glazed Triple-Layer Cheesecake

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“From Southern Living. One of their all-time favorite recipes.”
READY IN:
3hrs
SERVES:
10-12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine cookie crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, and butter; stir to blend well.
  2. Press mixture onto bottom and 2 inches up sides of a 9-inch springform pan; set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar; using an electric mixture, beat at medium speed until fluffy.
  4. Add 1 egg and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla; beat well.
  5. Stir in melted chocolate and 1/3 cup sour cream.
  6. Spoon mixture over chocolate crust.
  7. In another bowl, combine remaining 8 ounce package cream cheese, brown sugar and flour; beat until fluffy.
  8. Add in 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat well.
  9. Stir in pecans; spoon mixture over chocolate layer.
  10. In another bowl, combine 5 ounces cream cheese and remaining 1/4 cup sugar; beat until fluffy.
  11. Add in remaining egg; beat well.
  12. Stir in remaining 1 cup sour cream, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and almond extract.
  13. Spoon over pecan layer.
  14. Bake in a 325° oven for 1 hour.
  15. Turn oven off and leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes.
  16. Open oven door and leave cheesecake in oven for another 30 minutes.
  17. Cool; then cover and chill at least 8 hours.
  18. Remove from pan; spread warm glaze on top.
  19. To make Chocolate Glaze: Add chocolate and butter to the top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
  20. Lower heat; cook until chocolate is melted and smooth, stirring occasionally.
  21. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients until smooth.
  22. Spread warm glaze over cheesecake.

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