Chocolate Cheesecake

73  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 6 hr 55 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, one slice each.

Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe


  • 24 FAMOUS Chocolate Wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/3 cups crumbs)
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter, melted
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sour cream, divided
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat  oven to 325°F if using silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 300°F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Mix wafer crumbs and margarine until well blended. Press firmly onto bottom of pan; set aside.
  • Beat  cream cheese in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add 1/2 cup of the sour cream, the granulated sugar, cocoa powder, flour and vanilla; beat until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake  50 to 55 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife or spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim of pan. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Mix  remaining 3/4 cup sour cream and the powdered sugar. Serve spooned over cheesecake. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseOne serving of this rich chocolatey cheesecake is a great way to help celebrate a special occasion.

Special ExtraGarnish with chocolate curls just before serving.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, one slice each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 390 
    • Total fat 24 g
    • Saturated fat 13 g
    • Cholesterol 95 mg
    • Sodium 310 mg
    • Carbohydrate 39 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 31 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 6 g
    • Vitamin A 15 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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