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              CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE WITH CHOCOLATE WAFER CRUST
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----CHOCOLATE WAFER CRUST-----
    1       pk           Chocolate wafers (8 1/2-oz)
    2       tb           Unsalted butter -- melted
                         -----FILLING-----
    1       tb           Butter or margarine
    3       oz           Unsweetened chocolate
    9       oz           Semisweet chocolate
    4       pk           Cream cheese (3-oz)
                         - softened
    2       tb           Vanilla
    1       c            Whipping cream
    6                    Eggs
      1/2   c            Sugar (up to double amount)
                         Whipped cream (optional)
 
   To make crust, crush wafers. Add melted butter to make crumbly dough. Press
   into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
   
   To make filling, melt butter in top of double boiler over hot water. Add
   chocolates and heat until melted, stirring until smooth. Beat cheese until
   creamy. Add vanilla and whipping cream. Stir in chocolate mixture. Beat
   eggs with sugar and slowly beat into chocolate mixture. Turn into crust and
   bake at 350F 40 to 45 minutes, or until cake puffs slightly in center.
   Cool, then chill thoroughly before unmolding. Serve with whipped cream, if
   desired.
  
 
 
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