New York-Style Chocolate Cheesecake

New York-Style Cheesecake Recipe
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This New York-Style chocolate cheesecake bakes up nice and high and has a dense, yet very creamy texture. It is perfect for a special occasion.
30 min
Prep Time
10:05
Total Time
16 servings

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/4 cups
graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
2 tablespoons
sugar

Filling

1 (12-ounce) bag (2 cups)
milk chocolate chips
3 (8-ounce) packages
cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup
sugar
4
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1/2 cup
sour cream
2 teaspoons
vanilla

Topping

1 1/2 cups
sour cream
2 tablespoons
sugar
1 teaspoon
vanilla

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Stir together all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom and 1-inch up side of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
  3. Melt chocolate chips in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, 5-6 minutes or until melted. Cool 15 minutes.
  4. Combine cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, 2-3 minutes or until creamy. Gradually add eggs, one 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.
  5. Pour cheesecake mixture into baked crust. Bake 80-95 minutes or until just set 2 inches from edge of pan.
  6. Combine 1 1/2 cups sour cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla in bowl. Spread evenly over top of 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. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

A large crack may form around cheesecake.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
450
Cholesterol
130mg
Carbohydrates
35g
Protein
8g
Fat
32g
Sodium
260mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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