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                 CHOCOLATE-AMARETTO CHEESECAKE (MAKE AHEAD)
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chocolate                        Cheesecakes
                 Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    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       t            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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