Blueberry Cheesecake

Sharon Whitley

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@aggiemom20002000

I have made this many times over the years. It's always a hit and there is never a crumb left over.


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Serves:

12-18 slices

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1 /4 c
graham cracker crumbs
3 Tbsp
sugar
1/4 c
butter or margarine, melted

BLUEBERRY FILLING

24 oz
cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
5 tsp
cornstarch
3
eggs
1
egg yolk
2/3 c
whipping cream
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
finely shredded lemon peel
1 c
fresh blueberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, stir together crumbs and sugar. Add melted butter or margarine. Stir till well combined. press crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom of a greased 9 inch springform pan. Set aside.
2
In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch. Beat with an electric mixer till smooth. add eggs and egg yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in whipping cream, vanilla extract, and lemon peel. Fold in blue berries. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust.
3
Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. LOWER the temperature to 225 and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or till the center no longer looks wet or shiny. Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the inside edge of the pan. Chill uncovered, overnight.

Serve chilled.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids