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Black Forest Cheesecake


1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs
3 tablespoons margarine, melted
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
⅔ cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips, melted
teaspoon almond extract
1 x 21 ounce can cherry pie filling
Frozen whipped topping, thawed


Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes.

Combine cream cheese and sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in chocolate and extract; pour over crust. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill.

Top cheesecake with pie filling and whipped topping just before serving. Spoon pie filling to within 1½ inches of edge of cheesecake. About every three inches around the edge, place a dollop of whipped cream.

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