I love cheesecake. But I want different flavors. I fix them for special occasions and people are amazed at how good they are. I keep trying to get my friends to make them the basic recipe is the same and then your imagination is all thats left to finish it.
Combine oats, 1/4 cup brown sugar, flour and 1/4 cup margarine; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350, 15 minutes.
Combine cream cheese, granulated sugar, peel and vanilla, mixing at medium speed with electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition; pour over crust. Bake at 325, 1 hour and 5 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, corn syrup and 1/4 cup margarine in saucepan; bring to boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Chill until slightly thickened. Spoon over cheesecake. Garnish with orange slice and fresh mint, if desired.