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HERSHEY'S Chocolate Cheesecake

Things You'll Need
  • CHOCOLATE CRUMB CRUST (recipe follows)
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
How to Make
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    1. Prepare CHOCOLATE CRUMB CRUST. Heat oven to 300°F.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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. 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.

HERSHEY'S Chocolate Cheesecake

HERSHEY'S Chocolate Cheesecake

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  1. Review 3/4/2013 4:44:40 PM by :
    I am sending this recipe recipe to my granddaughter who is learning to make cheesecake.

  2. Review 12/23/2012 7:16:29 PM by

  3. Review 12/16/2012 7:15:43 PM by :
    I made this for a Christmas party and there was none left. I chose to garnish with a thick chocolate ganache (1cup heavy cream and 12oz semi sweet chocolate chips) This was such a hit, a friends sister in Brazil asked for the recipe.

  4. Review 4/19/2012 4:52:52 PM by :
    You can't forget about this cheescake! It turned out so well,that i got repeat requests

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