Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

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Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake
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  1. For Crust: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly butter a 9 inch springform pan.
  3. Pour graham cracker crumbs into bottom of pan. Drizzle with melted butter and press to form a thin crust.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove from oven.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
  6. For Filling: Melt chocolate in a double boiler until smooth. Remove from heat, and bring to room temperature. Consistency should be pourable.
  7. Meanwhile, whip cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  8. Add sugar, and blend at medium-high speed until smooth and creamy.
  9. Blend in eggs, one at a time. Beat until fluffy.
  10. Add vanilla extract, and whip to combine.
  11. Be sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl frequently as you are adding ingredients, to ensure that everything is well incorporated.
  12. Gently stir in the melted chocolate, just until combined.
  13. Carefully stir in the dried cherries.
  14. Pour filling into room temperature crust.
  15. Wrap bottom of springform pan with heavy duty aluminum foil, and place in a large roasting pan. Set on center oven rack. Carefully fill roasting pan with boiling water, about 1 inch up the side of the springform pan.
  16. Bake 1 1/2 hours at 325 degrees, or until center is just set.
  17. Remove from oven, and allow to cool about 5 minutes.
  18. Run a knife around the edge of the cheesecake. Do not remove the springform pan.
  19. Cover, and chill overnight.
  20. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 528.87 Kcal (2214 kJ)
Calories from fat 357.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39.75g 61%
Cholesterol 192.51mg 64%
Sodium 322.46mg 13%
Potassium 179.15mg 4%
Total Carbs 34.55g 12%
Sugars 24.69g 99%
Dietary Fiber 0.24g 1%
Protein 9.79g 20%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 0.6mg 4%
Calcium 105mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 274.76 Kcal (1150 kJ)
Calories from fat 185.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.65g 61%
Cholesterol 100.01mg 64%
Sodium 167.52mg 13%
Potassium 93.07mg 4%
Total Carbs 17.95g 12%
Sugars 12.83g 99%
Dietary Fiber 0.13g 1%
Protein 5.09g 20%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Iron 0.3mg 4%
Calcium 54.6mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.8
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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