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                      CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY CHEESECAKE2
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Cheese
                 Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----BASE-----
    1 1/2   c            Finely crushed oreos (18)
    2       tb           Margarine, melted
                         -----BODY-----
    4       pk           8-ounce cream cheese, soften
    1 1/4   c            Sugar
    3       ea           Eggs
    1       c            Sour cream
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       pk           6-ounce semi-sweet chocolate
      1/3   c            Strained raspberry preserves
                         -----TOPPING-----
    1       pk           6-ounce semi-sweet chocolate
      1/4   c            Whipping cream
 
    BASE: Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom
   of 9-inch springform pan.
    BODY: Combine 3 packages cream cheese and sugar,
   mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well
   blended.  Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after
   each addition.  Blend in sour cream and vanilla; pour
   over crust.  Combine remaining package cream cheese
   and melted chocolate, mixing at medium speed on
   electric mixer until well blended.  Add preserves; mix
   well.  Drop rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of
   chocolate cream cheese batter over plain cream cheese
   batter; do not swirl.  Bake at 325, 1 hour and 20
   minutes.
    Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim
   of pan.
    TOPPING: Melt chocolate pieces with whipping cream
   over low heat, stirring until smooth.  Spread over
   cheesecake.  Chill.  Garnish with additional whipped
   cream, raspberries and fresh mint, if desired.
  
 
 
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