New York-Style Red Velvet Cheesecake

New York-Style Red Velvet Cheesecake

Try this updated version of a traditional cheesecake recipe.

30 min.prep time 10:15total time
16 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Crust

1 (9-ounce) box (2 cups) chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar

Filling

1 (11.5-ounce) bag (1 3/4 cups) milk chocolate chips
3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons red food coloring
1/2 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla

Topping

1 1/2 cups sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Chocolate curls, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Wrap bottom of 9- or 10-inch springform pan with 2 pieces aluminum foil. Set aside.

Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of prepared pan. Bake 8-12 minutes or until set. Cool completely.

Melt chocolate chips in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, 5-6 minutes or until melted. Cool 15 minutes.

Combine cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and red food coloring in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, 2-3 minutes or until creamy. Gradually add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add melted chocolate, 1/2 cup sour cream and 2 teaspoons vanilla; beat at low speed 1-2 minutes or until well mixed.

Pour cheesecake mixture into baked crust. Bake 80-95 minutes or until just set 2 inches from edge of pan.

Combine 1 1/2 cups sour cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla in bowl. Spread evenly over hot, partially baked cheesecake. Continue baking 5 minutes. Let stand uncovered 30 minutes or until cooled. Loosen sides of cheesecake by running knife around inside of pan. (Do not remove side of pan.) Loosely cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Remove side of pan. Garnish cheesecake with chocolate curls, if desired.  Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tip

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 470

Fat: 32g

Cholesterol: 120mg

Sodium: 300mg

Carbohydrates: 39g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 7g

Recipe #15846©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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