Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake
2 cups chocolate chip cookie crumbs (about 28 cookies)
3 tablespoons sugar
5 tablespoons butter, melted
5 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1-1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
5 eggs, lightly beaten
2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
1/4 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon chocolate chip cookie crumbs
In a large bowl, combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside.
In another large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Add eggs and egg yolks; beat on low speed just until combined. Stir in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in chocolate chips and orange peel. Pour into crust. Place pan on a baking sheet.
Bake at 325° for 65-75 minutes or until center is almost set. Remove from the oven; let stand for 5 minutes.
In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, sugar and vanilla; spread over filling. Return to the oven for 8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight. Garnish with cookie crumbs. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Recipe found here: Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake