Nothing's better than a perfect slice of cheesecake, but strawberries and chocolate chips make it even better! Try your hand at a cheesecake tonight.
Pastry Crust: Heat oven to 450°F (230°C). In medium bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy; blend in egg. Add flour; mix well. Press dough onto bottom and 1-1/2 inches (4 cm) up sides of 9-inch (23 cm) springform pan. Bake 5 minutes; let cool. Decrease oven temperature to 350°F (180°C).
Cheesecake Filling: In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Purée strawberries with syrup in food processor or blender; add to cream cheese mixture. Blend in flour, eggs, strawberry extract and food colour. Stir in mini chocolate chips. Pour into prepared crust.
Bake 10 minutes, without opening oven door. Decrease oven temperature to 250°F (120°C); continue baking 50 to 60 minutes or until set. Remove from oven and run knife around edge of cheesecake; let cool to room temperature.
Refrigerate several hours or overnight; remove side of pan. Serve topped with whipped cream and strawberries.