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Chocolate Cheesecake Baking Recipe

The family will love this dense chocolate cheesecake. Make it a new family dinner tradition by serving with your family's favorite garnish.

  • PRINT

SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories490
Calories from Fat320
Total Fat36 g55% DV
Saturated Fat20 g100% DV
Trans Fat1 g
Cholesterol175 mg58% DV
Sodium370 mg15% DV
Total Carbohydrates36 g12% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars28 g
Protein10 g
Vitamin A25% DV
Vitamin C2% DV
Calcium0 mg15% DV
Iron15% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories490
Calories from Fat320
Total Fat36 g55% DV
Saturated Fat20 g100% DV
Trans Fat1 g
Cholesterol175 mg58% DV
Sodium370 mg15% DV
Total Carbohydrates36 g12% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars28 g
Protein10 g
Vitamin A25% DV
Vitamin C2% DV
Calcium0 mg15% DV
Iron15% DV
  • CHOCOLATE CRUMB CRUST (recipe follows)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine (1/2 stick)
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3 packages cream cheese (8 oz. each) , softened
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (14 oz.)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. Prepare CHOCOLATE CRUMB CRUST. Heat oven to 300°F.
  • 2. Place butter in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Stir in cocoa until smooth; set aside.
  • 3. Beat cream cheese in large bowl. Add cocoa mixture; beat well. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 4. Bake 1 hour and 5 minutes or until set. (Center will be soft.) Remove pan from oven to wire rack; loosen cake from side of pan. Cool completely; remove side of pan. To serve, garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake. Garnish as desired. Makes 12 servings.
  • CHOCOLATE CRUMB CRUST: Place 6 tablespoons butter or margarine in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in 1-1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (about 45 wafers, crushed), 6 tablespoons powdered sugar and 6 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa; blend well. Press mixture onto bottom and 1/2 inch to 1-inch up side of 9-inch springform pan.

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