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Cocoa Cheesecake

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Category: Desserts, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 16 oz Cream cheese; softened
  • 3/4 c Sugar; plus...
  • 2 tb Sugar; (divided)
  • 1/2 c Hershey's Cocoa
  • 2 ts Vanilla extract; divided
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 c Dairy sour cream
  • Graham Crust
  • -(recipe follows)
  • Fresh fruit, sliced


Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In large mixer bowl, beat cream
cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, cocoa and 1 teaspoon vanilla until well blended. Add
eggs; blend well. Pour batter into prepared Graham Crust. Bake 20 minutes.
Remove from oven; cool 15 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 425 degrees
Fahrenheit. In small bowl, stir together sour cream, remaining 2
tablespoons sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth; spread
evenly over top of cheesecake. Bake 10 minutes; remove from oven. Loosen
cheesecake from side of pan; cool to room temperature. Refrigerate several
hours or overnight; remove side of pan. Garnish with fresh fruit. Cover;
refrigerate leftover cheesecake. 10 to 12 servings.

Graham Crust: In bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup
sugar, and 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine. Press mixture onto bottom
and halfway up side of 9-inch springform pan. Variation:

Chocolate Lover's Cheesecake: Prepare batter as directed above; stir 1 cup
Hershey's Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips into batter before pouring into crust.
Bake and serve as directed.

Hershey's is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation. Recipe
may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.

Meal-Master compatible format by: Karen Mintzias

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