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Chocolate Cheesecake

1 cup chocolate wafer cookie crumbs 
3 tablespoons melted butter or margarine 
24 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 
3/4 cup sugar 
1/4 cup all-purpose flour 
3 large Eggs 
1/2 cup sour cream 
1 teaspoon vanilla 
1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips 

Combine crumbs with butter or margarine in a small bowl; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Combine cream cheese, sugar, and flour; beat on medium speed of electric hand-held mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Stir in chocolate chips; pour into crust. Bake chocolate chip cheesecake at 350 for 55 minutes. Gently loosen sides of chocolate chip cheesecake from rim of pan; cool chocolate chip cheesecake before removing rim of pan. Chill. Garnish chocolate chip cheesecake with shaved chocolate and whipped cream, if desired. Store chocolate chip cheesecake covered, in refrigerator.