Jeannies' Magical Strawberry Cheesecake

Al Smith

By
@eltonsmith

I was lucky to have Jeannies in my life. One, who was the wife of my friend Mike, brought me this cheesecake in 1989. The other was my wife for 32 years who made this for me anytime I asked.
It is magical because how could anything this easy be so good.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

2 pkg
8 oz packages of cream cheese
2 c
powdered sugar
2 c
coolwhip or rediwhip
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
store bought graham cracker crust
2 pkg
strawberries, cut up
1 pkg
strawberry glaze

HOMEMADE MAGICAL CHEESECAKE CRUST

1 c
crushed vanilla wafers
1 c
crushed cake type ice cream cones (joy)
1/2 c
butter, melted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Bake crust at 350 degrees for 9 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes.
2Blend together first four ingredients. Add to baked and cooled 9 inch pie shell.
3Cover with strawberry glaze and strawberries.
4Chill before serving.
5Thank God and the two Jeannies.
6Alternately, you can make my Homemade Magical Cheesecake Crust which follows:
7Add the two cups of crushed vanilla crumbs to bowl.
Mix remaining ingredients into melted butter.
Mix melted butter mix with crumb mix by hand.
8Press into 9 inch pan, over bottom and up the side.
9Bake for 9 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool for 10 minutes. Use in place of store bought crust.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy