Chocolate Cheesecake

Servings: 10 Prep. Time: 15 Min Prep Bake 35 Min Total Print

   Chocolate and cheesecake together- a dessert lovers dream!  My grandaughter Jami Made this.


   1  cup dry chocolate cookie crumbs
   3  T butter or margarine, melted
   1  pound cream cheese
3/4  cup sugar
   5  T cocoa
   2  tsp vanilla extract
   3  eggs, separated
   2  cups sour cream


   Combine crumbs and butter.  Press on bottom of 9" springform pan (3" deep).

   Beat cream cheese until fluffy.  Mix 1/2 cup sugar and 3 tablespoons cocoa.  Add gradually to cheese, beating.  Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and the egg yolks, beating well.  Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.  Pour into pan.

   Bake at 375 degrees 25 minutes.  Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes.

   Increase oven to 450 degrees.

   Mix remaining sugar and cocoa.  Beat into sour cream with remaining vanilla.

   Spread over top of cake and bake 10 minutes.

   Cool and chill until serving time.