Clarion County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake

J.C. Taggart

J.C. Taggart

Published January 1, 1970 12:00 am

Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake — A great-tasting festive dessert!

Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecake


1 — 12 oz. jar of maraschino cherries
2 — 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1 — 9″ chocolate cookie crust


~Preheat oven at 350°.

~Drain maraschino cherries, reserving 2 teaspoons juice. Cut cherries into quarters; set aside.

~In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, and reserved cherry juice until smooth. Add eggs; beat just until combined. Fold in chocolate chips and reserved cherries.

~Pour into crust. Bake for 30-35 minutes (or until center is almost set). Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate until chilled.

~Makes 6 servings.

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