Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Chocolate Cheesecake

9 ounce package of chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
6 tablespoons of butter, melted

Mix ground cookies and butter- press onto the bottom and one inch up the side of a 9" springform pan.

Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

16 ounces softened cream cheese
1 cup white sugar
4 eggs
1 pint heavy whipping cream
8 ounces semisweet chocolate

In the microwave or on a double boiler, melt the chocolate in the cream.

Beat together cream cheese and sugar until soft. Stir in the eggs, one at a time, mixing well between additions. Stir in the chocolate mixture until fully incorporated.

Pour into the crust, and bake for 55-60 minutes at 350 degrees.

Allow to cool until room temperature, then refrigerate for at least eight hours prior to serving.

Serve with whipped cream, caramel sauce, or raspberry sauce.

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