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                        CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHEESECAKE
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Chocolate
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Chocolate wafer cookies --
      1/4   ts           Ground cinnamon
    3       tb           Butter or margarine --
   32       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
      3/4   c            Sugar
    4                    Eggs
      1/2   c            Sour cream
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       c            Semisweet chocolate chips
    2       tb           Orange-flavored liqueur
      1/2   ts           Orange peel -- grated
   Heat oven to 325 F.
   Mix crumbs, cinnamon, and butter.
   Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
   Bake 10 minutes.
   Increase oven temperature to 350 F.
   Beat cream cheese and sugar at medium speed with
   electric mixer until well blended.
   Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
   addition. Blend in sour cream and vanilla.
   Separate batter into 2 equal parts.
   Blend chocolate into one part.
   Blend liqueur and peel into remaining part.
   Pour chocolate batter over crust.
   Bake 30 minutes.
   Reduce oven temperatue to 325 F.
   Spoon remaining batter over chocolate layer.
   Continue baking another 30 minutes.
   Turn off oven and prop open oven door; remove
   cheesecake when oven has cooled.
   Loosen cake from rim of pan.
   I think cheesecake in general is best when chilled
   over night, but it is not
   (*)  I've just recently found Oreo Cookie crumbs in a
   box.  A great time saver for the lazy.
   Janet Morrissey
   “Mostly Harmless”
   Recipe By     : morrissey@stsci.edu
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