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Double Chocolate Dark Marbled Cheesecake

Details

Time
8 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 cheesecake

Your turn to bring dessert? This deep, dark chocolate marble cheesecake is the perfect solution! Whether it’s a summer picnic, a pot-luck dinner or a holiday gathering, this is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
53 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours 30 minutes
Chill Time
4 hours

Ingredients

  • 3 packages
    cream cheese (8-oz. each) , softened
  • 1 1/4 cups
    sugar
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 24
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolates, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups
    whipped topping or sweetened whipped topping

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Mixing Bowls Mixing Bowls
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
Mixer Mixer
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Refrigerator Refrigerator
Springfoam Pan 9-Inch Springfoam Pan
1

Prepare Chocolate Crumb Crust. Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until smooth. Beat in cocoa. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Place 1/2 cup batter in separate bowl; pour remaining batter into prepared crust.

3

Remove wrappers from 12 chocolates; place in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolates are melted and smooth when stirred. Gradually blend melted chocolate into reserved batter. Drop by teaspoons onto batter in pan; swirl with knife or spatula for marbled effect.

4

Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until almost set. Remove from oven to wire rack. With knife, loosen cheesecake from side of pan. Cool completely; remove side of pan. Cover; refrigerate several hours. Garnish with whipped topping and remaining chocolates. Cover; refrigerate leftovers

Chocolate Crumb Crust: Heat oven to 350°F. Stir together 1-1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (about 45 cookies, crushed), 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa in medium bowl; blend in 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) melted butter or margarine, mixing well. Press mixture onto bottom and 1/2 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes; cool.

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