Chocolate Almond Cheesecake Tell a Friend

Rate this recipe:

Share This Recipe...

Number of Servings:

Only quantities of ingredients are changed; recipe Directions below will not reflect those changes.

Ingredients:

Crust
  • 1/2 packages - 9 oz. chocolate wafer cookies, about 1 cup of crumbs
  • 1/4 cups - butter
  • 1/4 cups - finely chopped almonds
  • 3 tablespoons - firmly packed brown sugar
  • Cake
  • 3 packages - 8 oz. cream cheese , softened
  • 3/4 cups - firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 - eggs
  • 3 tablespoons - milk
  • 1/2 teaspoons - almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups - semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 cups - frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place cookies in a large self-sealing plastic bag, and crush into fine crumbs.

    Place butter in small microwave-proof bowl and microwave on High for 45 seconds or until butter is melted. Add the other crust ingredients - the nuts, sugar, and cookie crumbs; mix well.

    Press crumb mixture onto the bottom of a springform pan fitted with a flat bottom. Bake for 10 minutes; remove from oven and place on cooling rack.

    Meanwhile, place cream cheese in a large mixing bowl; mix with a whisk until soft and creamy. Whisk in sugar until well combined, then add eggs, milk, and almond extract; whisk until combined. Whisk in the melted chocolate, and pour batter over the slightly cooled crust.

    Bake at 325 degrees for 35-40 minutes until center is just set. Remove from oven. Cool 20 minutes on a cooling rack. Carefully run sharp knife around edges of cheesecake. Allow to cool to room temperature; cover with foil and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.

    Release side clamp and remove collar from springform pan. Use a fluted tip decorating tip to pipe whipped topping around the outer edges of the cake.

    Brief Description

    Chocolate chip and almond cheesecake baked in a chocolate cookie and almond crust; baked in a springform pan.

    Main Ingredient:

    cream cheese

    Category:  Desserts

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 8 hour(s) 20 min
    Cook Time: 50 min

    Notes

    Approximately 635 calories and 45 grams of fat per serving.

    Source

    Pampered Chef

    Posted By:

    cookingmama

    Posted On:

    March 10, 2015

    Print Recipe

    Speak Your Mind

    *