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                        CREAMY CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Finely crushed pretzels
                         -- (salted or unsalted)
    1       tb           Sugar
      1/3   c            Butter or margarine -- melted
   16       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
    1       c            Sugar
      1/3   c            European Style Cocoa
                         -(Hershey’s)
    2                    Eggs
    1       c            Dairy sour cream
    2       ts           Vanilla extract
 
   Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In medium bowl, stir together
   crushed pretzels, 1 tablespoon sugar and butter. Press mixture onto
   bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 8 minutes; cool slightly. In large
   mixer bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in
   1 cup sugar and cocoa. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
   addition. Stir in sour cream and vanilla; blend well. Pour batter over
   crust. Bake 35 minutes. Turn off oven; leave cheesecake in oven 20
   minutes without opening door. Remove from oven. With knife, loosen cake
   from side of pan. Cool completely; remove side of pan. Cover;
   refrigerate. Garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake.
   10 to 12 servings.
   
   Creamy Chocolate Cheesecake Squares
   
   Double ingredients above for pretzel crust. Press mixture firmly on
   bottom of buttered 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake as directed. Prepare
   cheesecake using recipe above. Bake 35 minutes or until edges are set
   (edges may crack slightly). Remove from oven. Cool completely in pan on
   wire rack. Cover; refrigerate.
   
   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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