New York-Style Cheesecake Mousse

1
Shaleah Cagle

By
@scagle

Give this time in the fridge and it gets even better. Once chilled, it can be covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated up to 3 days.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
12
Prep:
2 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • 1- 8 oz
    package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 c
    heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1/2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 tsp
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • ·
    sliced fresh strawberries, optional

How to Make New York-Style Cheesecake Mousse

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners sugar, vanilla and lemon peel until fluffy. Fold in the whipped cream. Divide among 12 dessert dishes. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cracker crumbs and sugar in a small bowl; add butter and mix well. Press to a 1/4-in thickness on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-12 minutes until light golden brown. Cool completely.
  3. Just before serving, crumble graham cracker mixture; sprinkle over mousse. If desired, top with fresh strawberries.

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About New York-Style Cheesecake Mousse

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American




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