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Chocolate Crusted Cheesecake

chocolate crusted cheesecake
  • (1 cup) chocolate graham cracker crumbs
  • (1 Tbsp.) butter, melted
  • (2 8-oz. blocks) fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • (8 oz. block) "1/3-less-fat" cream cheese, softened
  • (1 cup) sugar
  • (3 Tbsp.) all-purpose flour
  • (1 Tbsp.) vanilla extract
  • (3 large) egg whites
  • (1 large) whole egg
  • (1 oz.) semisweet chocolate

Chocolate Crusted Cheesecake

A delicious chocolate-swirl cheesecake with a chocolate graham cracker crust.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes (plus 4 hrs chilling)
Cook Time
About 45 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray a 9 in. round pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2Combine graham cracker crumbs and butter, press into bottom of greased pan. Bake 8 minutes, set aside to cool.
  3. 3Use an electric mixer to beat together cream cheeses until smooth. Add sugar and flour, beat until combined. Add vanilla, egg whites and whole egg, beat until combined. Pour on top of crust.

  4. 4Microwave chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl 30 seconds at a time until just melted, stirring after each cycle. Drop 9 spoonfuls of chocolate onto pie, swirl with a knife.

  5. 5Bake 35 minutes or until almost set. Transfer to wire rack. When cool, cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, up to overnight. Cut into 12 slices and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 slice

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 239
  • Total Fat 7.6 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 31.4 g
  • Protein 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol 41 mg
  • Sodium 355 mg
  • Fiber 0.6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cakes and Cupcakes

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.