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Marbled Sweet Potato Cheesecake

  • 1 1-oz. square semisweet chocolate, melted
  • Crush graham crackers until fine crumbs form.
  • Mix graham crackers, nuts and margarine or butter. press mixture onto bottom and up side of pan to within 1 inch of top of pan .
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. in large bowl, with mixer and medium speed, beat cream cheese until smooth; slowly beat in sugar.
  • With mixer at low speed, beat in sweet potatoes, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, vanilla, salt, cloves and eggs; beat 3 minutes, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula.
  • Remove 1/2 cup sweet potato batter to small bowl.
  • Stir in melted chocolate until blended. pour remaining sweet potato batter into pan.
  • Spoon dollops of chocolate mixture onto batter.
  • With knife, cut and twist through mixture to obtain marbled effect.
  • Bake 1 hour.
  • Turn off oven; let cheesecake remain in oven 1 hour longer.
  • Remove cheesecake from oven; cool in pan or wire rack.
  • Cover and refrigerate cheesecake at least 6 hours or until well chilled.
  • Makes 16 servings.