Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs; mix until blended. Stir melted chocolate into 1 cup of the batter.
Pour chocolate batter into crust. Top with remaining plain batter.
Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight. Garnish with candies and decorator gel. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.
Cheesecake Bars: Omit crust. Line 8-inch square baking pan with foil. Mix 1-1/2 cups chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted; press onto bottom of pan. Prepare batters and layer in pan as directed. Bake and cool as directed. Cut into bars. Makes 16.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.