PUBLISHED: 12:55 PM on Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake


1-1/2 cups (about 15) crushed chocolate sandwich cookies

2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

2 cups (12-ounce package) Nestlé Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided


2 packages (8 ounces each) Neufch?tel cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

2 large eggs

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

3/4 cup Nestlé Carnation Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk

1/2 cup sour cream


PREHEAT oven to 300?F.

COMBINE cookie crumbs with butter in medium bowl until moistened; press onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Sprinkle with 1 cup morsels.


BEAT cream cheese, sugar blend and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until smooth. Beat in eggs and flour. Gradually beat in evaporated milk and sour cream. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with remaining morsels.

BAKE 25 minutes. Cover loosely with aluminum foil. Bake additional 25 to 30 minutes or until edge is set but center still moves slightly. Place in refrigerator immediately; refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Remove side of springform pan.

NOTE: Cheesecake may be baked in 13 x 9-inch pan. Prepare as above. Bake in preheated 300?F oven 20 minutes. Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake additional 20 to 30 minutes.

Makes 12 to 14 servings.

Nutrition information per serving (1 slice): 310 calories, 190 calories from fat, 21g total fat, 12g saturated fat, 65mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 27g total carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 21g sugars, 7g protein