Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

 Fresh chocolate cherry cheesecake recipe with a chocolate crust, fresh cherries baked into the cheesecake, dripping with ganache.
Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

Ingredients:
CHEESECAKE

  1. 3 packages full fat cream cheese, 8 oz each
  2. 1/2 cup sugar
  3. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  4. 1/2 cup International Delight Sweet Cream Creamer
  5. 3 eggs
  6. 1 cup chopped cherries, fresh


CRUST

  1. 1 & 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs
  2. 5 tbsp butter, melted


CHOCOLATE GANACHE

  1. 1/4 cup heavy cream
  2. 3/4 cup chocolate chips


TO TOP THE CHEESECAKE

  1. mini chocolate chips
  2. fresh cherries


Directions:
CRUST

  • Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  • Pulse the chocolate graham crackers or similar chocolate crackers/cookies in a blender or food processor until they are very fine. Measure out 1 & 1/2 cups of crumbs. Combine the crumbs with the melted butter in a small bowl and mix well until incorporated.