Deluxe Chip CheesecakeMy husband and I love cheesecake. Once, when we were asked to make a dessert…
Deluxe Chip Cheesecake
1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers) 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1/3 cup butter, melted FILLING: 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup butterscotch chips, melted 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted 1 cup white baking chips TOPPING: 1 tablespoon each butterscotch, semisweet chocolate and vanilla or white chips 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening
In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, confectioners’ sugar, cocoa and butter.
Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in.
up the sides of a greased 9-in.
Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until set.
Cool on a wire rack.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
Add the sour cream, flour, vanilla and salt.
Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined.
Remove 1-1/2 cups batter to a bowl; stir in butterscotch chips.
Pour over crust.
Add chocolate chips to another 1-1/2 cups batter; carefully spoon over butterscotch layer.
Stir vanilla chips into remaining batter; spoon over chocolate layer.
Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until center is almost set.
Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen.
Cool for 1 hour.
For topping, place each flavor of chips and 1/2 teaspoon shortening in three small microwave-safe bowls.
Microwave on high for 25 seconds; stir.
Heat in 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
Drizzle over cheesecake.
Chill for at least 3 hours.
Remove sides of pan.
Nutrition Facts 1 slice:
- 479 calories, 28g fat (17g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 217mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.