Tunnel of Fudge Cheesecake

(from saymyname’s recipe box)

Serves 16 people

Categories: Cheesecake, Dessert


  • Crust:
  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄3 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Cheesecake:
  • 5 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


  1. r crust, preheat oven to 400. Mix all ingredients and press into the bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan and bake 5 minutes.

  2. Bring all cheesecake ingredients to room temperature before starting.

  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar till fluffy and then add eggs one at a time Beat after each is added.

  4. Add flour cream and salt.

  5. Take out 2 cups of filling. In a small bowl melt chocolate, then mix w/ the 2 cups filling and set aside.

  6. In the remaining filling add vanilla.

  7. Place half of this mixture on top of crust.

  8. Take the chocolate mixture and drop by teaspoonfuls in a circle on top of the above. Be sure to leave the center clear of chocolate and also a 3 inch edge around crust.

  9. Carefully spoon remaining vanilla mixture over all covering the chocolate carefully so not to disturb ring but making a smooth top.

  10. Place in a glass pan with 2 cups of water and bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Bake another 50 minutes, lowering the oven temp 25 degrees every 10 minutes stopping at 300°. Let cool till room temp and then cover and refrigerate overnight.

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