Venango County Recipe of the Day: Ruthie’s Chocolate Cheesecake

| January 7, 2018

If you are a chocolate-lover, you will absolutely love this recipe! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Ruthie’s Chocolate Cheesecake


18 Oreo Cookies, crushed
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
3 – 8 oz. pkgs. Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 pkg. Baker’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted, cooled
3 eggs
1 cup thawed Cool Whip


~Preheat oven to 325°F.

~Mix cookie crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.

~Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add chocolate; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.

~Bake 45 to 55 minutes, or until center is almost set.

~Run a knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate four hours.

~Top with Cool Whip.


Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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