This chocolate strawberry cheesecake recipe was submitted by Fort Leonard Wood Budget Analyst, Michele Piccione-Leone. It would make a great Mother’s Day treat!
15 chocolate graham cracker sheets finely crushed (about 2 cups)
1/4 cup of melted butter
Combine the two, and press evenly into a spring form pan.
4, 8oz packages of cream cheese (room temperature)
1 cup of sour cream
2/3 cup of sugar
Dash of salt
4 large eggs (lightly beaten before adding to mixer)
1/2 tsp of vanilla
1/2 cup of diced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
Beat until mixture is smooth and well combined.
Bake at 325 in a water bath for 60-70 minutes until the top is a light golden brown and firm.
Top with thin sliced strawberries and drizzle with melted chocolate.
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