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raspberry white chocolate cheesecake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
star pooley
Bullhead City, AZ

This is an excellent cheesecake and I love the crust. I use Lorna Doone cookies! It is worth the work!

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For raspberry white chocolate cheesecake

  • 1 c
    crushed shortbread cookie (about 3 oz.)
  • 3 Tbsp
    toasted almonds, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine, melted
  • 2
    (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg
    (6 oz.) white chocolate, baking bars melted and cooled
  • 2/3 c
  • 3
  • 2/3 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 jar
    (10 ounce) seedless red raspberry jam
  • 1 c
    fresh red raspberries or frozen-pack lightly frozen sweetened raspberries

How To Make raspberry white chocolate cheesecake

  • 1
    For crust:. 1.) Combine crushed cookies and chopped almonds in a small mixing bowl; 2.) Stir in melted butter or margarine. 3.) Press mixture evenly onto bottom of an 8-inch springform pan. Set pan aside.
  • 2
    For filling:. 1.) Beat cream cheese and melted baking chocolate in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until combined. 2.) Add sugar, beating mixture until smooth. 3.) Add eggs, sour cream and vanilla; beat on low speed until just combined. DO NOT OVERBEAT. 4.) Pour filling into crust-lined pan.
  • 3
    Place pan on a shallow baking pan in the oven. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes or until center appears nearly set when gently shaken. (This cheesecake puffs during baking then settles as it cooks); DO NOT OVERBAKE!
  • 4
    Remove springform pan from baking pan and cool on wire rack for 15 minutes.
  • 5
    Use a small metal spatula to loosen the sides of pan and cool for another hour.
  • 6
    Cover and chill for an additional 4 hours.
  • 7
    For sauce:. 1.) Melt preserves in a small saucepan over low heat. 2.) Add berries. 3.) Heat gently just until sauce simmers; cool.
  • 8
    To serve:. Cut cheesecake into wedges and drizzle some of the sauce over and around each serving.
  • 9
    TIP: to toast almonds, place almonds in a non-stick pan and stir over medium-high heat until they start to brown. I add a tad of butter to assist with the browning process.

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