Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Recipe - An Unforgettable American Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Recipe - An Unforgettable American Dessert
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 35 minutes | Servings: 8


Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Indulge in the rich and creamy goodness of Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with this delectable recipe. Perfect for any occasion, this dessert is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and impress your guests.


Cheesecake has been enjoyed for centuries, with its origins dating back to ancient Greece. The addition of chocolate chips to this classic dessert adds a modern twist, creating a decadent treat that is loved by many.


How to prepare

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Using a mixer, beat the cheese until fluffy, gradually beat in the Eagle Brand until smooth.
  3. Add the egg and vanilla; mix well.
  4. Toss the chocolate chips with flour and stir into the cheese mixture.
  5. Pour the mixture into the crust.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes or until the center springs back when lightly touched.
  7. Allow to cool and top with the glaze and curls.
  8. Serve chilled.
  9. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Chocolate Glaze

  1. Melt 0.5 cup of mini-chocolate chips with 0.25 cup of whipping cream; cook and stir until thickened and smooth.
  2. Immediately spread the glaze over the pie.


  • Get creative with your cheesecake by adding different mix-ins such as nuts, caramel, or fruit. You can also experiment with different crusts or toppings to create a unique dessert.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure the cream cheese is softened to room temperature for a smooth and creamy texture.

- Tossing the chocolate chips with flour helps prevent them from sinking to the bottom of the cheesecake.

- Be sure to allow the cheesecake to cool completely before adding the chocolate glaze to prevent it from melting.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this decadent Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra indulgent treat.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to bake the cheesecake in a water bath to prevent cracking and ensure a smooth and creamy texture.

Ingredient Substitutions

Feel free to customize this recipe by using different types of chocolate chips or adding in your favorite mix-ins for a personalized touch.

Make Ahead Tips

Prepare the cheesecake ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve. The flavors will continue to develop, making it even more delicious.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the cheesecake with chocolate curls, fresh berries, or a dusting of cocoa powder for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair this rich and creamy dessert with a cup of coffee or a glass of milk for the perfect ending to any meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply microwave individual slices for a few seconds or enjoy chilled.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Chocolate Chip Cheesecake contains approximately 350 calories.


Each serving of Chocolate Chip Cheesecake contains approximately 30 grams of carbohydrates.


Indulge in the rich flavors of this dessert, with each serving containing approximately 20 grams of fat.


Enjoy a boost of protein with each serving of Chocolate Chip Cheesecake, containing approximately 6 grams.

Vitamins and minerals

While this dessert may not be a significant source of vitamins and minerals, it is sure to satisfy your sweet cravings.


This recipe contains dairy and eggs. Please be mindful of any allergies or dietary restrictions.


Indulge in moderation, as this dessert is rich in fats and carbohydrates. Enjoy as a special treat for a special occasion.


Indulge in the decadent flavors of Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with this easy and delicious recipe. Perfect for any occasion, this dessert is sure to impress your guests and satisfy your sweet cravings.

How did I get this recipe?

The moment I found this recipe is etched in my memory forever. It was a warm summer day, and I was rummaging through an old recipe book that belonged to my mother. As I turned the pages, a faded piece of paper fell out, and on it was written the recipe for Chocolate Chip Cheesecake.

I had never made a cheesecake before, but the combination of chocolate chips and creamy cheesecake sounded too delicious to resist. I decided to give it a try, and little did I know that it would become one of my signature dishes that my family and friends always looked forward to.

I carefully read through the ingredients and instructions, making sure I had everything I needed. The recipe called for cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, chocolate chips, and a graham cracker crust. It seemed simple enough, but I knew that the key to a perfect cheesecake was in the technique.

I followed the instructions diligently, mixing the cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy. I added the eggs one at a time, being careful not to overmix the batter. Finally, I folded in the chocolate chips and poured the mixture into the prepared crust.

As I placed the cheesecake in the oven, the sweet aroma of chocolate and vanilla filled the kitchen. I couldn't wait to see how it would turn out. After an agonizing hour of waiting, the cheesecake was finally ready. I let it cool completely before slicing into it, and when I took my first bite, I was in heaven.

The creamy texture of the cheesecake combined with the chocolate chips was a match made in dessert heaven. I knew that I had stumbled upon a gem of a recipe that would be a hit with anyone who tasted it. From that day on, Chocolate Chip Cheesecake became a staple in my kitchen, and I made it for every special occasion that came my way.

Over the years, I shared the recipe with friends and family members who all fell in love with it just as much as I did. They would often request it for birthday parties, holidays, and any other excuse they could think of. I was always happy to oblige, knowing that my Chocolate Chip Cheesecake brought joy to those who enjoyed it.

One day, as I was making the cheesecake for a family gathering, my granddaughter came into the kitchen and asked what I was making. I smiled and told her about the recipe and how I had discovered it all those years ago. She was fascinated by the story and asked if she could help me make it.

I gladly welcomed her into the kitchen, showing her how to mix the ingredients and pour the batter into the crust. As we waited for the cheesecake to bake, I told her about the importance of patience and precision when it came to baking. She listened intently, eager to learn more.

When the cheesecake was finally ready, we let it cool and sliced into it together. My granddaughter's eyes lit up as she took her first bite, savoring the flavors of chocolate and cream cheese. She turned to me with a smile and said, "Grandma, this is the best cheesecake I've ever had."

I knew then that I had passed down not just a recipe, but a tradition that would live on for generations to come. My granddaughter would carry on the legacy of Chocolate Chip Cheesecake, making it for her own family and friends, just as I had done all those years ago.

And as I watched her enjoy the sweet treat that had brought me so much joy, I knew that the recipe had found its rightful place in our family's history. The story of how I learned to make Chocolate Chip Cheesecake would live on, forever cherished and celebrated by those who tasted its deliciousness.


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