White Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

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White Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

lana dageford

By
@pypersteele

I found this recipe in the local newspaper several years ago and it has brought raves every time I make it.


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Rating:

Serves:

16

Ingredients

9
whole graham crackers, crushed
1/2 c
toasted, filenly chopped pecan halves
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
butter
1 pkg
6 oz. white baking chocolate, divided
3 pkg
(8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1 can(s)
14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp
vanilla, divided
4
eggs
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 300. If using a silver 9 inchspringform pan, or to 275 if using a dark, nonstick 9 inch springform pan.
2
MIx graham crumbs, pecans, sugar and butter until well blended. Press firmly onto the bottom of the pan. Melt 5 chocolate squares as directed on package.
3
Beat cream sheese until creamy in a large bowl with an electric mixer onb medium speed. Gradfually add sweetened condensed milk, beating until well blended. Add nmelted chocolate and 1 teraspoon vanilla: mix well.
Add eggs, 1 at a time, sixing on low speed after eacvh addition just until blended. Pour over crust.
4
Bake for 1 hour or until center is almost set. Run a knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cheesecake; cool before removing rim. Refigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
5
Mis pie filling and remaining vanilla; spoon over cheesecake. Merlt remaining chocolate aquare as directed on package; drizzel over cherries, let stand until firm. Slice to serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts