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Light Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous This recipe is not as filling or heavy as other cheesecakes. It makes a great finishing touch to most simple meals, or you can decorate it to go with elegant dinners. Light Cheesecake Ingredients 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup white sugar 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 (1.3 ounce) envelopes whipped topping mix Instructions 1 Mix together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter or margarine, and 1/4 cup white sugar. Pat mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch... read more

Kraft's Eggnog Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous Delight your family tonight with this scrumptious dessert from Kraft. Kraft's Eggnog Cheesecake Ingredients 46 vanilla wafers, finely crushed (2 cups) 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 4 (8 ounce) packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons rum 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 cup whipping cream 4 egg yolks COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (optional) freshly grated nutmeg (optional) Instructions 1 Mix crumbs, butter and nutmeg;... read more

Honey Vanilla Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

Posted by Anonymous A Low-Fat Cheesecake! Honey Vanilla Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust Ingredients 32 gingersnap cookies, crushed 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 egg white 1 (3 ounce) package Neufchatel cheese 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup honey 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup egg substitute 1 (16 ounce) container low-fat cottage cheese Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).2 In a food processor or blender, crush the gingersnaps with the 2 tablespoons sugar. Add the egg white and process long... read more

Killer Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous This is a basic delicious cheesecake that you can spruce up with sugared strawberries or blueberries on top, but it is fantastic just plain. Yummy! Killer Cheesecake Ingredients 1 individual package graham crackers, crushed 2 tablespoons white sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon   3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract   1 (16 ounce) container sour cream 3 teaspoons white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 375 ... read more

Key Lime Cheesecake II

Posted by Anonymous Key lime cheesecake - sweet, tart and delicious! You may add 1 drop of green food coloring if desired. Garnish with whipped cream. Key Lime Cheesecake II Ingredients 1 1/2 cups finely ground graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons white sugar 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 1/4 pounds cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup white sugar 1 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 eggs 3/4 cup key lime juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions 1 To make Crust: In a bowl stir together the graham cracker crumbs and 2 tablespoons sugar,... read more

Key Lime Cheesecake I

Posted by Anonymous My favorite dessert to make has to be cheesecakes. This is just one of many that gets lot of requests. It is sweet and tangy just like its more familiar cousin, the pie. I usually serve it with whipped cream and lime slices. Enjoy! Key Lime Cheesecake I Ingredients 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tablespoons butter, melted 24 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon corn starch 3 eggs 1 tablespoon grated lime zest 2/3 cup key lime juice Instructions 1 Combine cookie or graham cracker crumbs with butter or... read more

Italian Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous A slightly lighter version of cheescake without the crust! Italian Cheesecake Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds ricotta cheese 2 cups confectioners' sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon rum flavored extract 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated orange zest Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 inch round springform or regular pan.2 Combine the ricotta, confectioners' sugar and eggs. Blend well. Stir in... read more

Good For You Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous Quick, easy and lower in fat than most tradtional cheesecakes. Good For You Cheesecake Ingredients 3 (8 ounce) packages Neufchatel cheese 1 cup white sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter an 8x8 inch pan.2 In a medium bowl, mix cheese and sugar until soft. Add eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly with each addition. Add vanilla and mix to incorporate.3 Pour into prepared 8x8 inch pan. If desired, sprinkle top lightly with cinnamon. Bake at 350 degrees F (175... read more

Five Star Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous This cheesecake is truly five star rated and those that eat it will certainly agree it's the finest ever made. It's good enough to just make one every week so you can have it around when you want that something special to nosh! Five Star Cheesecake Ingredients 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 7/8 cup white sugar 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/4 cup half-and-half 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 eggs Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Wrap the outside of an 8... read more

Golden Raisin Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous A nice "autumn cheesecake." If desired, garnish the cheesecake with frosted grapes. Golden Raisin Cheesecake Ingredients 1 (6 ounce) package crushed zwieback toast 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 1/2 pounds cottage cheese, creamed 1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 6 eggs, separated 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup golden raisins Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch springform pan with... read more

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