Berry Cheesecake in Chocolate Crust

Berry Cheesecake in Chocolate Crust

A basic cheesecake becomes divine when you add a chocolate cookie crust, orange peel and your favorite berries.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

9:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

2
cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
4
packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
2/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup sour cream
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
4
eggs
1/2
cup sour cream
2
tablespoons sugar
2
cups berries
  1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Mix cookie crumbs and butter. Press on bottom and slightly up side of ungreased springform pan, 9x3 inches, to seal bottom.
  2. Place cream cheese, 2/3 cup sugar, 1/2 cup sour cream and the orange peel in food processor. Cover and process until smooth. Add eggs. Cover and process until well blended. Spread over crust.
  3. Bake about 1 hour 20 minutes or until center is set. Cool on wire rack 15 minutes. Run metal spatula along side of cheesecake to loosen; remove side of pan. Refrigerate uncovered 3 hours; cover and continue refrigerating at least 4 hours.
  4. Mix 1/2 cup sour cream and 2 tablespoons sugar; spread over top of cheesecake. Top with berries.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
No need to buy chocolate wafers just for this recipe--use what you have on hand. Try graham crackers, chocolate sandwich cookies, gingersnaps or shortbread cookies. Delicious!
Substitution
Replace 1/4 cup of cookie crumbs with 1/4 cup finely chopped toasted almonds.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 365
    • (Calories from Fat 245 ),
  • Total Fat 27 g
    • (Saturated Fat 16 g,),
  • Cholesterol 125 mg;
  • Sodium 290 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 7 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.