Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 6 Chocolate wafers - finely crushed

  2. 1 1/2 cups 355ml Light process cream cheese

  3. 1 cup 198g / 7oz Sugar

  4. 1 cup 146g / 5.1oz 1% low-fat cottage cheese

  5. 1/4 cup 27g / 1oz Plus 2 tbs unsweetened cocoa

  6. 1/4 cup 15g / 1/2oz All-purpose flour

  7. 1/4 cup 59ml Amaretto

  8. 1 teaspoon 5ml Vanilla extract

  9. 1/4 teaspoon 1 1/3ml Salt

  10. 1 Egg

  11. 2 tablespoons 30ml Semisweet choc. Mini-morsels Chocolate curls -

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  1. Recipe Instructions Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs in bottom of a 7-inch Springform pan. Set aside. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add cream cheese and next 7 ingredients, processing until smooth. Add egg and process just until blended. Fold in chocolate morsels. Slowly pour mixture over crumbs in pan. Bake at 300F for 65 to 70 minutes or until cheesecake is set. Let cool in pan on wire rack. Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Remove sides of pan, and transfer cheesecake to a serving platter. Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired.. You can substitute an 8-inch pan for this cheesecake recipe, if desired. The larger cheesecake will require only 45 to 50 minutes baking time. Chocolate-mint cheesecake; Substitute 1/4 cup creme de menthe for amaretto. To make chocolate curls, melt 3 squares semisweet chocolate. Pour the melted chocolate onto wax paper and spread to a 3-inch-wide strip. Let stand until cool but not firm. Pull a vegetable peeler across the chocolate, and transfer curls to a plate. Store chocolate curls in the freezer. Light and Easy Cooking Collection, 1990 Oxmoor House, Inc.


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