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How To make Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake (Make Ahead)


6 Chocolate wafers, finely
-crushed 1 1/2 c Light process cream cheese
-product 1 c Sugar
1 c 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1/4 c Plus 2 tbsp unsweetened
-cocoa 1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/4 c Amaretto
1 ts Vanilla extract
1/4 ts Salt
1 Egg
2 tb Semisweet chocolate
-mini-morsels From: Light and Easy Cooking Collection, Oxmoor House You can substitute an 8-inch pan for this cheesecake recipe, if desired. The larger cheesecake will require only 45 to 50 minutes baking time. chocolate curls Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs in bottom of a 7-inch springform pan. Set aside. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add cream cheese and next 7 ingredients, processing until smooth. Add egg and process just until blended. Fold in chocolate morsels. Slowly pour mixture over crumbs in pan. Bake at 300 for 65 to 70 minutes or until cheesecake is set. Let cool in pan on wire rack. Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Remove sides of pan, and transfer cheesecake to serving platter. Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired. Yield: 12 servings (about 200 calories per serving). CHOCOLATE MINT CHEESECAKE: Substitute 1/4 cup creme de menth for amaretto. Yield: 12 servings (about 197 calories per serving).

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