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       Title: Chocolate Covered Chocolate Cheesecake
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Chocolate cookie crumbs
       3 tb Butter; melted
      24 oz Cream cheese; softened
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 ts Vanilla
       3    Eggs
     1/2 lb Chocolate; melted
       1 c  Heavy cream
       2 tb Butter
       2 tb Granulated sugar
      12 oz Semisweet chocolate
            Broken into small pieces
            Or semisweet chocolate bits)
  
     Heat oven to 350F.
     Mix crumbs and butter and press onto bottom of 9-inch
   springform pan.  Bake for 10 minutes.
     Beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until well blended.
    Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
   Blend in melted chocolate and pour over crust.  Bake 40
   minutes, turn off oven and let cake cool inside the oven as
   it cools down.  Loosen cake from rim of pan and cool
   completely.  Chill for at least 4 hours.  Remove rim.
      Heat heavy cream, butter, and sugar in a heavy saucepan
   over medium-high heat.  Stir to dissolve sugar crystals and
   then bring to a boil.  Put chocolate pieces into a
   stainless steel bowl and pour boiling cream mixture over it
   and let stand for a few minutes. Stir until smooth and
   cool. Cover the sides and top of cheesecake with the
   ganache, smooth, and chill at least 2 hours to set.
  
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