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Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake

Lynn Byers Lynn Byers McClellan

This was one of my mother’s, {Lenuil Louise Clinton Byers}, favorite desserts in her later years, I use to make it for her when she came up to stay with me in the mountains, of North Carolina


  • 2 chocolate crumb crust, pre-made
  • 2 1/3 cups ricotta cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, {I use Hershey’s special dark}
  • 1 egg
  • 3 TBSP. plain flour
  • 2 TBSP. Amaretto
  • 1 tsp. Real vanilla
  • 2 TBSP.semisweet chocolate chips
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