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Chocolate-Amaretto Cheesecake

No recipe image available.A generous splash of Amaretto adds a festive note to this chocolaty cheesecake.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup chocolate wafer crumbs
12 ounces cream cheese
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup cottage cheese
1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup amaretto liqueur
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs in the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. In a food processor fitted with a steel blade, process cream cheese, sugar, cottage cheese, unsweetened baking cocoa, flour, amaretto liqueur, vanilla, salt and egg.
  3. Fold in semisweet chocolate chips.
  4. Slowly pour over the crumbs in the springform pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 300°F (150°C) for 65 to 70 minutes. Cool, cover, then chill for 8 hours.

Makes 10 servings.