Double Chocolate Cheesecake



18 Oreos
12 oz. chocolate chips
3 pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 can sweetened condensed milk
2 t. vanilla
4 eggs

Crush Oreos and press crumbs into a 9″
springform pan to form a crust.

Microwave chocolate chips 1 1/2 minutes, and
stir until completely melted.

Beat cream cheese for 2 minutes. Add condensed
milk and vanilla. Mix on low, just until combined.

Add eggs, one at a time, and mix just until

Add chocolate and mix just until combined.

Pour into prepared crust and bake at 300 degrees
for 1 hour and 5 minutes, or just until the center is set. Turn oven off and
cheesecake remain in oven for 30 minutes without opening the door. (may be
baked in a water bath)

Remove cake and run a knife around the edge of
the pan. Cool in pan on a wire rack to room temperature, then cover and chill
for 8 hours.

Remove sides of pan and pour warm ganache over
top and sides of cake. Chill 1 hour before serving.

Chocolate Ganache

1 c. cream
1 c. sugar
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
2 squares German chocolate
(may substitute chocolate chips for chocolate
a few grains of salt
1 t. vanilla

Melt all ingredients except vanilla over low
heat until combined. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Let cool slightly.