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Cheesecake ( Chunky Chocolate ) Recipe


1 c Chocolate cookie crumbs
2 tb Unsalted butter, --
1/8 ts Salt
16 oz Cream cheese
1 c White sugar
16 oz Sour cream
4 Eggs
1 tb Vanilla extract
9 oz Chopped semisweet chocolate

Preheat oven to 350. Mix together cookie crumbs, butter, and salt.
Press mixture into bottom of 9 inch springform pan. Chill while
making filling. Filling: with electric mixer, beat together cream
cheese and sugar. Blend in sour cream. Add eggs and vanilla and blend
until well mixed and smooth. Stir in 1 cup chocolate chunks. Pour
filling into springform pan with chilled crust and smooth top with
spatula. Sprinkle top with remaining chocolate chunks. Bake 30-40
minutes and turn off oven. Leave cheesecake in oven 1 hour. Remove
from oven and chill until firm, about 3-4 hours.

Yield: 1 9-inch cheesecake