Irish Cream Chocolate Cheesecake

Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
1 1/2   cups   chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1/3   cup   confectioner's sugar -- sifted
1/3   cup   unsweetened cocoa powder -- sifted
1/4   cup   unsalted butter -- melted
24   ounces  low fat cream cheese -- softened
1   cup   sugar
1/4   cup   unsweetened cocoa powder
3   tablespoons   all-purpose flour
3   large   eggs
1/2   cup  low fat sour cream
1/2   cup   Bailey's Irish Cream
1   cup   semisweet chocolate chips
Heat oven to 350F. Wrap a 9 inch springform pan in aluminum foil.

Mix all the ingredients for crust together until well moistened. Pat into bottom of pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

Increase oven to 450F.

Mix cream cheese, sugar, coco powder, and flour together. Beat until smooth.

Add eggs one at a time mixing well with each addition.

Blend in sour cream and Irish cream until smooth. Sprinkle half of the chocolate chips over crust. Pour filling over crust. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips on top.

Place springform pan in a large roasting pan and fill with warm water until it comes up half way to the side of cake pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

Reduce oven temperature to 250F and bake for 60 minutes.

Chill well before serving.

Makes 12 servings
Per Serving: 451 Calories; 24g Fat (46.8% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 50g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 97mg Cholesterol; 518mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Fat; 3 Other Carbohydrates.
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