Black Forest Cheesecake

Germany might take credit for the luscious combo of chocolate, whipped topping and cherries, but this cheesecake version owes its creaminess to the City of Brotherly Love.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 20 OREO Cookies, crushed (about 2 cups)
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1½ pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate (6 oz.), melted
  • 4 egg s
  • 2 cups thawed frozen whipped topping
  • 1 can (21 oz.) cherry pie filling

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 325ºF.


Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix cookie crumbs and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 min.


Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream and chocolate; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each just until blended. Pour over crust.


Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 4 hours. Lift cheesecake from pan, using foil handles. Top with whipped topping and pie filling.