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Chocolate Cranberry Cheesecake

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Ingredients

2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 eggs
1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
1/2 cup chocolate syrup
9-inch chocolate pie crust

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add sour cream and cornstach, beat well. Add eggs, beat on low until combined. Fold in cranberry sauce. Pour into crust. Bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes. Keep refrigerated. Drizzle top with chocolate syrup. Serves 8-10.

Marjorie Farrell
Davenport



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