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Chocolate covered cherry cheesecake
Chocolate covered cherry cheesecake: Chocolate pecan crust with cherries and melted chocolate swirled in. My best cheesecake yet!

Posted by Angie W. Published See Angie W.'s 7 projects »
  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 325

  • Step 2

    In a food processor run the pecans through until they become finely chopped. Add the sugar, chocolate crumbs and melted butter. Pulse until it resembles a sandy texture.

  • Step 3

    Press the mixture in the bottom and up the sides of a Springform pan. Bake for 8 minutes.

  • Step 4

    In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the cheese and sugar together until light and fluffy.

  • Step 5

    Add the lemon juice, vanilla and eggs. Mix until well combined. Pour the mixture over the crust.

  • Step 6

    Melt the chocolate chips, butter and cream in a small bowl.

  • Step 7

    Pat the cherries dry and press them into the cheesecake and drizzle with the melted chocolate. Swirl lightly with a knife.

  • Step 8

    8.Bake for 60 minutes. Cool completely in the fridge before serving. Overnight is best.

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