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Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake (Death by Chocolate!)

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“If you love chocolate, this is the dessert for you! WORTH the effort! Wonderful served with a cup of coffee! ENJOY!”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter.
  2. Press onto the bottom and 1 1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9 inch springform pan
  3. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  4. Cool on a wire rack.
  5. Reduce heat to 325.
  6. In a saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth.
  7. Remove from the heat; add cream and mix well; set aside.
  8. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  9. Add cocoa and beat well.
  10. Add eggs; beat on low just until combined.
  11. Stir in vanilla and reserved chocolate mixture just until blended.
  12. Pour over crust.
  13. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set.
  14. For topping, melt chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth.
  15. Remove from the heat.
  16. Stir in cream and vanilla; mix well.
  17. Spread over filling.
  18. Refrigerate overnight.
  19. Carefully run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen.
  20. Remove the sides of the pan.
  21. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream and miniature chocolate kisses if desired.

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