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Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

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 YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 682 calories, 41g fat (22g saturated fat), 154mg cholesterol, 384mg sodium, 77g carbohydrate (62g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein

Reviews for Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake

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Wags420
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2015

"Added more chocolate chips. Omg! Yum"

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drywallgal
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2015

"Excellent!!! Major hit. People are literally licking their plates. Super easy to make, always a plus."

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mpertler
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2014

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

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mreilly615
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2011

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

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thescotts05
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2009

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

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Italiancook
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2009

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

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