Variation - Chocolate-Cherry Cheesecake
Microwave 2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until chocolate is almost melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted; cool slightly. Meanwhile, prepare Crust and Filling Mixes as directed, eliminating the almond extract. Remove 1/2 cup of the Filling; mix with chocolate until well blended. Add to remaining Filling; stir until well blended. Spread evenly onto bottom of Crust. Top with Cherry Topping. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Makes 9 servings.
To prepare as individual servings, substitute 12 paper-lined medium muffin cups for the 9-inch pie plate. Prepare as directed, pressing 1 Tbsp. of the crumb mixture firmly onto bottom of each cup. Top evenly with the prepared filling and continue as directed. Makes 12 servings.