Cheesecake Harlequin

By Nick Stellino
Comprised of chocolate chip cookies, the fabulous cookie crust enhances the creamy smooth texture of the cheesecake to form a unique consistency that makes this harlequin recipe a must-try!
  • Course: Dessert


  • Cheesecake:
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Crust:
  • Chocolate sauce and sweetened whipped cream
  • chopped chocolate chips
  • Chopped white chocolate
  • Cream cheese
  • eggs
  • flour
  • ground chocolate chip cookies
  • Optional:
  • sugar
  • unsalted butter


  1. For the crust mix all the ingredients in a bowl, then press the mixture into a 9-inch spring-form pan, pressing well to cover the entire bottom and the sides of the pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese with an electric mixer, until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in the sugar and the eggs one at the time, beating well after each addition. Fold in the chocolate pieces. Pour the batter into the crust and bake for 1-1/4 hour, or until a knife inserted comes out clean.
  4. Remove from the oven. Cool, cover and refrigerate at least 5 hours or overnight. Remove it from the pan and serve with the optional chocolate sauce and whipped cream.