Ginger Streusel Topped Cheesecake
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- 1 cup coarsely crushed gingersnaps
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1 tbsp. finely chopped crystallized ginger
- 1 frozen new york style cheesecake, 30 oz
1Preheat oven to 425. Mix first 5 ingredients, mixing well with a spoon. Sprinkle streusel over top of frozen cheesecake. Bake at 425 for 16 to 19 minutes or til streusel is browned. Scoop warm cheesecake into serving bowls.
2Recipe used Nabisco gingersnaps and Sara Lee cheesecake. For a flavorful variation, prepare topping as directed for cheesecake. Sprinkle topping over a small deli baked pumpkin pie. Bake again at 425 for 18 to 20 minutes to brown the streusel. Let stand 15 minutes slice to serve. Makes 8 servings.