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Very, Very, Very Good Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous I first made this cheesecake for dinner guests about two years ago. I haven't stopped getting requests for it since. Though it's made with extremely rich ingredients, the cake turns out wonderfully light. I never liked cheesecake much before I tried this recipe - but boy, have I been reformed! It's quite easy to make too! Very, Very, Very Good Cheesecake Ingredients 1 cup butter, room temperature 4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups white sugar 5 eggs, room temperature 2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1... read more

Toffee Bar Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous A rich cheese cake with chocolate and caramel bits. Goes great with a nightcap. Toffee Bar Cheesecake Ingredients 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 1 cup white sugar 4 eggs 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 7 (1.4 ounce) bars chocolate covered toffee bar, crushed Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).2 In a small bowl, stir together the graham cracker crumbs and 1/2 cup sugar. Add the melted butter and mix well. Press... read more

Toffee Chunk Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous This takes a little time to put together but the cake is the reward all in itself! Toffee Chunk Cheesecake Ingredients 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs 6 tablespoons butter, melted 14 ounces individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk 3 (1.4 ounce) bars chocolate covered English toffee 4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 1 1/2 cups white sugar 4 eggs 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 (1.4 ounce) bars chocolate... read more

Southern Chess Squares

Posted by Anonymous This recipe is similar to many others I've seen, but in my opinion, these are the BEST! They are also great for bake sales when individually wrapped. Southern Chess Squares Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix 1 cup melted butter 1 egg 1 cup chopped pecans   2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 4 cups confectioners' sugar 2 eggs Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Mix together the cake mix, melted butter and the egg. Stir in the chopped pecans. Press mixture... read more

Ruthie Cheese Cake

Posted by Anonymous This is the easiest and fastest cheese cake that anyone can make. Ruthie Cheese Cake Ingredients 16 ounces cream cheese 1 cup milk 1 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons corn starch 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 eggs 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x8 inch square pan.2 Place the cream cheese, milk, sugar, corn starch and vanilla in a blender and puree. Add the eggs one at a time after the last egg has been added blend mixture for 7 minutes. Pour batter into... read more

Sicilian Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous Wonderfully soft and delicious cheesecake that uses ricotta cheese instead of cream cheese. Very, very easy to make! Sicilian Cheesecake Ingredients 1 1/2 cups crushed chocolate cookies 3 tablespoons butter   2 1/2 cups ricotta cheese 1 cup confectioners' sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons finely chopped candied lemon and orange peel 2 tablespoons creme de cacao liqueur 2 (1 ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate, grated   1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar, or to taste 2 (1 ounce) squares bittersweet... read more

Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous This ricotta cheesecake is similar in style to an American cheesecake, but is much lighter. Enjoy. Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake Ingredients 2 pounds ricotta cheese 2/3 cup white sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 6 eggs 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons orange zest 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Set rack in the middle of the oven. Butter and flour a 9 1/2 inch springform pan, and tap out excess flour.2 Place the ricotta in a large mixing bowl, and stir... read more

Simply Lemon

Posted by Anonymous An easy, crust-free cheesecake that is topped by store-bought lemon curd. Lemon curd can be found in the 'jams and jellies' aisle of the grocery store. Simply Lemon Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup white sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon extract   1 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons white sugar 1 (10 ounce) jar lemon curd Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch pie pan.2 In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in... read more

Rich and Creamy Cheesecake Squares

Posted by Anonymous This is a very soft and creamy cheesecake bar that is rich and absolutely delicious! Rich and Creamy Cheesecake Squares Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening 1 tablespoon milk 1/2 cup chopped pecans   1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 2 eggs 3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.2 In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 2 eggs, melted shortening, milk and chopped... read more

Raspberry Mousse Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous This is very rich and creamy. Probably the best cheesecake that I have ever eaten. This recipe actually tastes incredible with any flavor of jam!! Raspberry Mousse Cheesecake Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup raspberry jam 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 (9 inch) graham cracker crust Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).2 In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy.3 ... read more

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