PINEAPPLE CHEESECAKE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I can't imagine anything more luscious than pineapple and cream cheese together in a beautiful cheesecake! This one is calling my name.
Recipe & Photo: kraftrecipes.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
6 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
honey maid honey grahams, finely crushed (about 7 crackers)
3 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 c
plus 3 tbsp. sugar, divided
4 pkg
(8 oz.ea.) cream cheese, softened
1 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
4
eggs
1 can(s)
(8 oz.) pineapple tidbits in juice, very well drained
1/2 c
pineapple preserves

Step-By-Step

1Mix the graham crumbs, butter and 3 Tbsp. sugar; press into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake in a preheated 325-degree oven for 10 minutes.
2Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar with mixer until well blended. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended.
3Pour batter over crust. Bake 55 minutes to 1 hour or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
4Mix pineapple and preserves; spread over cheesecake just before serving.
5NOTE: If using dark nonstick springform pan, reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #creamy