Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs 45 mins
  • Servings: 10
  • Ingredients

  • 18cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, finely crushed
  • 2tablespoonsmargarine, melted
  • 32ouncescream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/4 cupssugar
  • 3largeeggs
  • 1cupsour cream
  • 1teaspoonvanilla
  • 6ouncessemi-sweet chocolate chips( this 6 ozs of chocolate chips should be melted and cooled slightly)
  • 1/3 cupraspberry preserves, strained
  • 6ouncessemi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cupwhipping cream
  • Directions

  • Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Combine 24 ozs of cream cheese and sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Blend in sour cream and vanilla; pour over crust.
  • Combine remaining 8 ozs cream cheese and melted chocolate, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
  • Add red raspberry preserves; mix well.
  • Drop rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of chocolate cream cheese batter over plain cream cheese batter, do not swirl.
  • Bake at 325°F for 1 hour and 25 minutes.
  • Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
  • Melt chocolate pieces and whipping cream over low heat stirring until smooth.
  • Spread over cheesecake.
  • Chill.
  • Garnish with additional whipping cream, whipped, raspberries and fresh mint leaves, if desired.
  • Reviews

  • “Very good–but also, very chocolatey.The raspberry flavor is quite subtle.It’s a great cheesecake, but the raspberry was a little overwhelmed by the chocolate.Next time I will make up a raspberry sauce to drizzle on top.”

  • “I just made this for a friend’s birthday.It was delicious.Will definetly make again.”

  • “I made several of this cheesecake as gifts for friends,family,employers and myself.Christmas (2004). It was a huge hit. The only complaint was from those who could not resist eating it all!!As usual I changed the recipe a little bit after the first try but this one’s a winner.”

  • “This cheesecake is to die for…a chocolate lovers dream~!Easy to make as well~! “

  • “Added, this recipe to my recipe file..Really Great, was not difficult to make.”

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