Copycat Recipes




Olive Garden's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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2 tablespoons margarine
2 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
2 pounds cream cheese -- softened
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sour cream
1 pound refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
2 ounces chocolate chips
=== TOPPINGS ===
1 pint heavy whipping cream -- whipped
Chocolate chips
Chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Generously grease the bottom and sides of a
10-inch springform pan.

Combine the margarine with the chocolate cookie crumbs. Press onto the
bottom and sides of the pan.

Using an electric mixer on high speed, combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs
and flour and mix until smooth. Add vanilla and sour cream and mix just
until blended. Pour 1/2 of the batter into prepared crust. Cut cookie
dough into golfball sized chunks and drop into batter. Sprinkle in
chocolate chips. Pour over remaining batter.

Bake for 60 minutes. Turn off the oven and open the door to the broil
position. Allow cake to remain in the oven 30 more minutes. Refrigerate
until ready to serve.

To serve, remove the sides of the pan and top with fresh whipped cream.
Sprinkle with additional chocolate chips and chopped walnuts.

This recipe yields ?? servings.




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