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Chocolate Swirled Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Details

Time
10 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 cheesecake

Make a new tradition with this swirled chocolate chip cheesecake, made with cocoa, cream cheese and chocolate chips.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
22 minutes
Bake Time
40 minutes
Cool Time
3 hours
Chill Time
6 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened
  • 1-1/4 cups
    sugar, divided
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 packages
    cream cheese (8 oz. each), softened
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
bowls Bowls
springform pan springform pan
mixer mixer
small spatula
microwave microwave
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Beat butter, 1/2 cup sugar and salt in small bowl until smooth. Stir together flour and cocoa; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until soft dough forms. Press dough onto bottom of 8- or 9-inch springform pan.

2

Beat cream cheese and remaining 3/4 cup sugar in medium bowl until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until well blended. Remove 1 cup batter; set aside. Add 1/2 cup small chocolate chips to remaining batter; pour over crust.

3

Place remaining chips in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. Microwave at Medium in 15 second increments until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred. Gradually add to reserved batter, blending well. Drop by spoonfuls onto batter in pan; gently swirl with knife for marbled effect.

4

Place remaining chips in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. Microwave at Medium in 15 second increments until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred. Gradually add to reserved batter, blending well. Drop by spoonfuls onto batter in pan; gently swirl with knife for marbled effect.

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