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Chocolate-Cappuccino Cheesecake

Oxmoor House
Yield 12 servings
This makes an absolutely delicious gift...if you can bear to give it away!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • Filling:
  • 2 (8-oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup cold coffee
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • Topping:
  • 2/3 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make It

  1. Mix pecans, cookies and butter together; press into the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9" springform pan. Drizzle with chocolate; chill until chocolate is firm.

  2. Pour filling into crust; bake at 300° for one hour and 10 minutes. Cool completely. Cover and chill 8 hours. Spread topping over cake. Remove sides of pan.

  3. Filling: Combine all ingredients; blend until smooth.

  4. Topping: Heat whipping cream and sugar over low heat, whisking constantly. Add chocolate chips, whisking until smooth.

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