CRANBERRY-CINNAMON CHEESECAKE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This recipe combines a unique blend of ingredients that make for a superb-tasting cheesecake.
Recipe & Photo: Kraftrecipes.com


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Serves:

8-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
honey maid graham cracker crumbs
1 1/2 c
sugar, divided
1 tsp
ground cinnamon, divided
1/4 c
(1/2 stick) butter, melted
4 pkg
(8 oz.ea.) cream cheese, softened
4
eggs
1 1/2 c
fresh cranberries (1/2 of 12-oz. pkg.)
1/2 c
water
1 1/2 c
thawed cool whip topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix graham crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, and butter until blended; press into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
2
Beat cream cheese and 1 cup of the remaining sugar in a large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
3
Bake in a preheated 325-degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes, or until center is almost set. Cool on rack 15 minutes. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake for 4 hours.
4
Meanwhile, bring cranberries, water, remaining sugar and cinnamon to boil in saucepan on medium-high heat; simmer on low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened and berries have softened, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly; refrigerate until ready to serve.
5
To serve, spread cranberry sauce over cheesecake. Serve topped with Cool Whip.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy