pastry-wrapped white chocolate cheesecake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lanie Avery
from Hampton, VA

Had to amend the recipe a bit, as I could not find any phyllo. I used pastry sheets instead and layered them...still delicious!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 10-12
prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For pastry-wrapped white chocolate cheesecake

  • 1/2 lb
    white chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/2 lb
    cream cheese
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    orange rind, grated
  • 3
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4
    pastry sheets
  • butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
    mik chocolate chips, melted

How To Make pastry-wrapped white chocolate cheesecake

  • 1
    While chocolate melts in double boiler, use a mixer on low speed and blend cheese, sugar and orange or lemon rind until smooth - (Do not use low-fat cheese in this recipe).
  • 2
    Beat in eggs one at a time, followed by cream and vanilla.
  • 3
    Add a little of the cheese mixture to the warmed chocolate, then stir this mixture into remaining cheese mixture.
  • 4
    Spoon mixture onto two pastry sheets laying side by side on large cookie sheet. Top with remaining two pastry sheets.
  • 5
    Bake in a 350 oven, until set and lightly browned on top, about 1 hour.
  • 6
    Remove from oven, let cool, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • 7
    Drizzle with white chocolate and milk chocolate. Can be served topped with whipped cream.
  • 8
    Refrigerate any leftovers

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