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New York-Style Red Velvet Cheesecake

New York-Style Red Velvet Cheesecake

Try this updated version of a traditional cheesecake recipe.

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30 min
Prep Time
10 hrs 15 min
Total Time
16
servings

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 3/4 cups milk chocolate chips

3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons red food color

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

Chocolate curls, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    Combine cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, and red food color 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.

  5. STEP 5

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

  6. STEP 6

    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.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

470 Calories
32 Fat (g)
120 Cholesterol (mg)
300 Sodium (mg)
39 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
7 Protein (g)
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