Chocolate Cheesecake

By sexyswamprat

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa

  • 1 container (16 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream

  • Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and butter; mix well. Press into a 10-inch springform pan, covering the bottom and sides. Chill while preparing the filling.

  3. In a large bowl, blend the cream cheese and 1 cup sugar with an electric beater. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and the cocoa; mix well, then pour into the chilled crust.

  4. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until firm. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes. (Leave the oven on.) In a medium bowl, with a spoon, mix the sour cream and the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla until well combined.

  5. Spread over the top of the cheesecake and bake for 5 minutes.

  6. Let cool, then refrigerate overnight before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Serving size
1 slice
16 slices
1-1/2 Carbohydrate
1 Medium-Fat Mat
2-1/2 Fat
279 calories (156 from fat)
24g Carb
1g Fiber
9g Protein
17g Fat (11g Saturated)

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