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Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake Recipe
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Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

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I fell in love with cooking when I was 11 years old, and have enjoyed creating and modifying recipes since then. This cheesecake was a big hit when I first made it, and everyone agrees that it's the best flavor combination. —Shelly Klingler, Bloomington, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (12 ounces) maraschino cherries
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 chocolate cookie crust (9 inches)
  • 6 chocolate-covered cherries

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 682 calories, 41 g fat (22 g saturated fat), 154 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. Drain maraschino cherries, reserving 2 teaspoons juice. Cut cherries into quarters; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and reserved cherry juice until smooth. Add eggs; beat just until combined. Fold in chocolate chips and reserved cherries.
  3. Pour into crust (crust will be full). Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve with chocolate-covered cherries. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 682 calories, 41 g fat (22 g saturated fat), 154 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2014

My mom told us we couldn't have anymore! Boyfriend said already gone! Yum and easy.

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Reviewed Jan. 20, 2013

I made this for Christmas Eve and we all loved it. Thank you for this easy recipe. It's very rich and delicious!

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2011

This was fantastic. I will make this again and again. The family loved it.

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2009

This is a huge hit with everyone that enjoys cheesecake!!!!

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2009

This recipe sounds yummy.  I'll have to give it a try.

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