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                              COCOA CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   16       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
      3/4   c            Sugar -- plus...
    2       tb           Sugar -- (divided)
      1/2   c            Hershey’s Cocoa
    2       ts           Vanilla extract -- divided
    2                    Eggs
    1       c            Dairy sour cream
                         Graham Crust
                         -(recipe follows)
                         Fresh fruit, sliced
 
   Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In large mixer bowl, beat cream
   cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, cocoa and 1 teaspoon vanilla until well blended.
   Add eggs; blend well. Pour batter into prepared Graham Crust. Bake 20
   minutes. Remove from oven; cool 15 minutes. Increase oven temperature to
   425 degrees Fahrenheit. In small bowl, stir together sour cream,
   remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla until
   smooth; spread evenly over top of cheesecake. Bake 10 minutes; remove
   from oven. Loosen cheesecake from side of pan; cool to room temperature.
   Refrigerate several hours or overnight; remove side of pan. Garnish with
   fresh fruit. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake. 10 to 12 servings.
   
   Graham Crust: In bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup
   sugar, and 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine. Press mixture onto bottom
   and halfway up side of 9-inch springform pan.
   Variation:
   
   Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake: Prepare batter as directed above; stir 1
   cup Hershey’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips into batter before pouring into
   crust. Bake and serve as directed.
   
   Hershey’s is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation.
   Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.
   
   Meal-Master compatible format by: Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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