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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake

Submitted by Ready Set Pesto!
Submitted by Ready Set Pesto!

Who doesn't love chocolate covered cherries? This is a wonderful dessert for Valentine's Day. Make this and share it with all the special people in your life. It just makes me smile when I see people find the chocolate covered cherries inside. (:

Ingredients

  • 1 chocolate crumb crust 
  • 2 pkg cream cheese, room temperature 
  • 1 egg 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • ½ cup vanilla sugar 
  • ¼ teaspoon salt 
  • 1 box chocolate covered cherries, frozen 
  • 1 chocolate bar, grated for garnish

Nutritional information

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In your mixer blend cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar, egg, salt and vanilla. Blend until silky. 
  2. Layer the chocolate covered cherries evenly into your prepared crust. Top with the cream cheese mixture. 
  3. Bake for 30 minutes until set. It will jiggle a little but it is set. 
  4. Refrigerate until completely cool. Sprinkle with grated chocolate.