Vanilla Mouse Cheesecake

Vanilla Mouse Cheesecake Recipe

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Lisa Hofmann


This is a favorite of my husband and our friends. When ever I am making a desert I always get requests for this one.


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20 Min
1 Hr


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  • 40
    vanilla wafers
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 4 pkg
    cream cheese (divided)
  • 1 c
    sugar (divided)
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract (cheesecake)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract (for mousse topping)
  • 3
  • 1
    light coolwhip (thawed)

How to Make Vanilla Mouse Cheesecake


  1. Heat oven to 325. Mix wafer crumbs and butter; press into bottom of 9 inch springform pan.
  2. Beat 3 packages of cream cheese, 3/4 cup of sugar, 1 Tbsp vanilla, with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended, pour over crust.
  3. Bake for 50 to 55 min. or until center is almost set. Run a knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely in pan.
  4. For Topping:
  5. Beat remaining cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla with mixer in large bowl until well blended. Whisk in coolwhip; spread over cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours. Remove rim of pan before serving cheesecake.

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About Vanilla Mouse Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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