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(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

I love cheesecake and pineapple together--then with the added caramel--mmm mm.

(2 ratings)
yield 10 -12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesecake

  • 1 3/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    butter melted
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 2 pkg
    8 oz. each-cream cheese, soft and cut into cubes
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 lg
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 20 oz
    can pineapple chunks, drained
  • garnish

How To Make cheesecake

  • 1
    CRUST: Heat oven to 350^. LIghty oil the inside of 10-inch spring form pan...or use a 9x13 inch baking pan lined with foil and oiled..set aside.... Combine ingredients.mixing well. Press into bottom of pan and 1/2 way up the sides of pan of choice. Bake in oven for 10 minuttes. Remove and cool on wire rack. Then chill in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • 2
    FILLING: In your large mixer bowl, beat softened cream cheese, flour ,sugar, eggs and almond extract. Beat well until blended. Pour over crust.
  • 3
    Arrange pineapple chunks over filling.(You can use any 20 oz. can of pie filling or drained fruit for the topping). Sprinkle cinnamon/sugar over pineapple chunks.
  • 4
    Bake at 375^ for 25 minutes then turn oven to 350^ and continue baking for 30 more will be softer than sides..Cool on wire rack for 45 minutes then chill in refrigerator overnight covered.
  • 5
    When ready to serve loosen sides then release side of pan or lift out the foil for easy cutting. Place on serving plate or tray. Drizzle top with caramel topping...refrigerate and cover any leftover cheesecake. Enjoy.