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Marbled Cheesecake Squares Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • GRAHAM CRACKER CRUMB CRUST (recipe follows)
  • 3 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 container (8 oz.) dairy sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

How to Make

  • 1. Prepare GRAHAM CRUMB CRUST. Heat oven to 450°F.
  • 2. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar in large bowl until well blended. Gradually add flour; beat until blended. Add sour cream, 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla, almond extract and eggs; beat until blended. Stir together cocoa and remaining 1/4 cup sugar in medium bowl. Add 1-1/2 cups cream cheese mixture and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in butter. Pour vanilla mixture over prepared crust. Drop spoonfuls of chocolate mixture over top. Using narrow spatula or knife, swirl gently through mixtures to marble.
  • 3. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F; continue baking 40 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover; refrigerate at least 6 hours. Cut into squares. Refrigerate leftover dessert. About 24 servings.
  • GRAHAM CRUMB CRUST: Stir together 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine and 3 tablespoons sugar Press mixture onto bottom of 13x9x2-inch baking pan.