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                       Heavenly Chocolate Cheesecake
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      Cups          Vanilla Wafers, Fine Crush
    1      Cup           Ground Toasted Almonds
      1/2  Cup           Butter -- melted
      1/2  Cup           Sugar
   12      Ounces        Milk Chocolate Chips
      1/2  Cup           Milk
    1      Each          Env. Unflavored Gelatin
   16      Ounces        Cream Cheese, Softened
      1/2  Cup           Sour Cream
      1/2  Teaspoon      Almond Extract
      1/2  Cup           Heavy Cream, Whipped
 
 NOTE:   Garnishes to include whipped cream and chocolate shavings (optional).
 
 In large bowl, combine vanilla waver crumbs, almonds, butter and sugar; mix well.
 Pat firmly into 9-inch springform pan, covering bottom and 2 1/2 inches up the
sides.	Set aside. Melt over hot (not boiling) water milk chocolate chips; stir
until smooth. Set aside.
 Pour milk into small saucepan; sprinkle gelatin on top.  Set aside for 1 minute. 
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until gelatin dissolves.  Set aside.  In
large bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, and melted chocolate chips; beat
until fluffy.  Beat in gelatin mixture and almond extract.  Fold in whipped
cream.	Pour into prepared pan.  Chill until firm (about 3 hours).  Run knife
around edge of cake to separate from pan; remove rim.  Garnish with whipped cream
and chocolate shavings, if desired. Makes 1 9-inch Cheesecake
 
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 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 16 222 0 0 902 622 473 0 0 720