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Ancho-Chocolate Cheesecake

Ancho-Chocolate Cheesecake recipe
photo by:kraft
If you don't want your family to rush through dinner, don't let them see this scrumptious Ancho-Chocolate Cheesecake until you're ready to serve it!
20 min
6 hr 30 min
16 servings
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What You Need

 OREO Cookies, crushed (about 2 cups)
Tbsp.  butter or margarine, melted
pkg.   (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
cup  sugar
Tbsp.  ancho chile pepper powder
pkg.   (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Bittersweet Chocolate (6 oz.), broken into pieces, melted

Make It

HEAT oven to 325ºF.

MIX crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.

BEAT cream cheese and sugar with mixer until blended. Add pepper powder and chocolate; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended; pour over crust.

BAKE 1 hour 10 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Size Wise
Sweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Where to Buy Ancho Pepper Powder
Look for ancho pepper powder in Mexican grocery stores where it is typically found next to the dried chiles or packaged herbs.
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