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Fudge Truffle Cheesecake Recipe
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Fudge Truffle Cheesecake Recipe

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This cheesecake is perfect for a holiday gathering. It serves a lot of people, and everyone seems to savor the rich chocolaty flavor. Best of all, because you need to make it a day ahead of time, dessert will be ready when you are!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • CRUST:
  • 1-1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (about 45 wafers)
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled
  • Whipped cream and additional chocolate chips, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 350 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. Combine all crust ingredients and press onto the bottom and 2-in. up the sides of a 9-in. springform pan; chill.
  2. For filling, beat the cream cheese, milk and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Stir in melted chips. Pour into crust. Place pan on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate chips if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Fudge Truffle Cheesecake in Country Extra November 1993, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 350 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

We have made this cheesecake for years, and love it! It is a favorite with us :)

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013

This was delicious! I made it as one of many Thanksgiving desserts, and it was the biggest hit. I will definitely make it again.

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RFM
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2011

The cake is awesome.. thanks for the other comments it helps a lot. I put in total 390g Philadelphia cheese more than in the recipe stays. I add brown sugar in the crust cause I didnt have confectioners sugar. I made it at The Advent Window in Germany and never have any leftovers, germans said that it was "high confectionery" ... the best chocolate cheesecake ever ate!!! mmmh

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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2010

i really liked this cheesecake but it was very rich so if you dont like chocolate dont make it :)

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

reallly good ... never have any leftovers .. best chocolate cheesecake . i make this one any time i need a chocolate cheesecake

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