Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake

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“A decadent dessert! Plan ahead as chilling time is not included in prep or cook time.”
1hr 35mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Crust
  • 2 cups finely crushed cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, about 20 cookies, such as Oreos
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Cheesecake
  • 4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 (11 1/2 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chunks, divided
  • 1 12 cups coarsely crushed chocolate sandwich style cookies, about 14 cookies, such as Oreos
  • 13 cup whipping cream


  1. Stir together 2 cups cookie crumbs and butter and press into bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.
  3. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each.
  4. Stir in vanilla, 1 cup chocolate chunks, and 1 1/2 cups crushed cookies.
  5. Pour into prepared crust.
  6. Bake at 325º for 55 minutes or until center is almost set.
  7. Turn off oven; let cheesecake stand in oven with oven door partially open, 20 minutes.
  8. Remove cheesecake from oven and cool in pan on wire rack 30 minutes.
  9. Cover cheesecake and chill for 8 hours.
  10. Release sides of pan.
  11. Microwave remaining 3/4 cup chocolate chunks and whipping cream in a glass bowl at HIGH for 1 minute.
  12. Stir until chocolate melts.
  13. Chill this mixture for 30 minutes.
  14. Pour evenly over cheesecake and serve.

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