LOVE my cheesecakes,and now with the holidays coming so fast.MY BRIANNA AND ME GRANDMY,are just putting our heads together ,and she said we still have some raspberries and so we made this wonderful cheesecake.ITS OUT OF THIS WORLD.
1Preheat oven 350*.Combine first 3 ingredients;press crumb mixture, into bottom of a lightly greased 9 - inch springform pan.Bake 350* for 8 minutes; cool slightly.
2Beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well.ADD one egg,at time, beating after each addition.STIR in vanilla.ADD melted white chocolate,beating well.
3MICROWAVE raspberry preserves in a small microwave- safe bowl @ high for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until melted; stir well.
4SPOON half of cream cheese batter into prepare crust; spread a little more than half of melted preserves over batter, leaving 3/4- inch border. Spoon remaining cream cheese batter around edges of pan,Spread toward the center.Cover remaining raspberry preserves,and chill
5Bake at 350* for 50 or until cheesecake is just set and slightly browned.REMOVE from oven and cook completlely on wire rack.COVER and chill at least 8 hours.
6RUN THE KNIFE around edge of pan, and release sides.REHEAT the remaining preserves briefly in the microwave to melt.POUR preserves over the top of cheesecake leaving 1- inch border. REMOVE sides of pan .GARNISH WITH FRESH BERRIES AND fresh mint leaves. AND ENJOY IT WITH FAMILY OR FRIENDS