Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

  • blacklister4 Posted: 12/22/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Had no trouble finding the cookies at Publix. My white chocolate snowflake was a total failure, but I attribute that to user error. The cheesecake is delicious, but it was insanely rich. 4 adults ate less than 1/4, and none of us finished our slices. Serves much more than 10.

  • sweettea17 Posted: 12/02/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Time consuming but so worth it!Hard to find the cookies for the crust.I bought chocolate shortbread cookies and added 1/4 tsp of almond extract.

  • ClemsonTiger89 Posted: 12/10/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Excellent cheesecake! I too had a hard time finding the suggested cookies and chose to use shortbreads as well, but added 1/4 cup of cocoa to the crushed cookie mixture.

  • KristieG16 Posted: 01/01/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    I was in charge of dessert for New Year's Eve, and this was a HIT! I found the cookies in the Keebler section, right next to the Pecan Sandies. This recipe takes some time, but it was worth it. I passed on the snowflake, and instead placed each piece on a swirl of raspberry sauce. Delicious! One small hint: put only half of the ganache on, refrigerate the rest and swirl that on top. It's easier to work with when cooled. I will definitely make this again! I agree with the other reviewer - this is very rich, so a small piece is all you need. This will serve a large group!

  • Memphismomof3 Posted: 01/27/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Truly amazing, best cheesecake I've EVER eaten!!!

  • Ecarabeo217 Posted: 07/29/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This was fantastic! I had to go to two supermarkets to find the cookies. Also, I added an airplane-size bottle of kaluha to the ganache. Very rich and serves more than ten for sure. I didn't do the snowflake because it is July, but just the plain ganache was great. Took to a dinner party and it was a hit!

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