Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 70 minutes plus chilling
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 12-14 servings
â€¢2 cups chocolate chip cookie crumbs (about 28 cookies)
â€¢3 tablespoons sugar
â€¢5 tablespoons butter, melted
â€¢5 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
â€¢1-1/4 cup sugar
â€¢3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
â€¢5 eggs, lightly beaten
â€¢2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
â€¢1/4 cup Daisy Brand Sour Cream
â€¢1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
â€¢1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
â€¢1 teaspoon grated orange peel
â€¢1 cup (8 ounces) Daisy Brand Sour Cream
â€¢2 tablespoons sugar
â€¢1 teaspoon vanilla extract
â€¢1 tablespoon chocolate chip cookie crumbs
â€¢In a large bowl, combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside.
â€¢ In another large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Add eggs and egg yolks; beat on low speed just until combined. Stir in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in chocolate chips and orange peel. Pour into crust. Place pan on a baking sheet.
â€¢ Bake at 325° for 65-75 minutes or until center is almost set. Remove from the oven; let stand for 5 minutes.
â€¢ In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, sugar and vanilla; spread over filling. Return to the oven for 8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
â€¢ Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight. Garnish with cookie crumbs. Yield: 12-14 servings.