Ready to bake in just 20 minutes, this luscious graham-cracker-crusted cheesecake is topped with strawberry preserves just before serving.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 Tbsp. sugar
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
3 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3 egg s
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup strawberry preserves
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Let's Make It
Preheat oven to 325°F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 300°F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Mix crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Add vanilla; mix well. Pour over crust.
Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until center is almost set. (Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is almost set if using a dark nonstick springform pan.) Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim of pan. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Top with preserves just before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.
Balance your food choices throughout the day so you can enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent cheesecake with your loved ones.
Prepare as directed, substituting strawberry jam or thawed frozen strawberries in syrup for the strawberry preserves.
Prepare and bake cheesecake as directed. Cool completely. (Do not top with preserves.) Wrap tightly. Freeze up to 2 months. Thaw in refrigerator before serving. Top with preserves just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g
Saturated Fat 15g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 42g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.