Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add chocolate; mix well. Add eggs; mix just until blended. Pour into crust.
Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set; cool.
Refrigerate several hours.
Sweets can add enjoyment to a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Omit crust. Line 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Crush 18 vanilla creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies; mix with 1/4 cup melted butter. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Prepare cheesecake batter; pour over crust. Bake and refrigerate as directed. Use foil handles to lift dessert from pan before cutting into bars. Makes 16 servings.
Prepare as directed, using one of the following flavor options: Mocha Cheesecake: Stir 3 Tbsp. coffee-flavored liqueur or cooled brewed MAXWELL HOUSE Coffee into cheesecake batter before pouring into crust. Black Forest Cherry Cheesecake: Spread 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping over cheesecake just before serving. Top with 1-1/2 cups cherry pie filling mixed with 1 Tbsp. cherry-flavored liqueur.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g
Saturated Fat 16g
Trans Fat 2.5g
Total Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 8 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.