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white chocolate cherry cheesecake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
lana dageford
hutchinson, KS

I found this recipe in the local newspaper several years ago and it has brought raves every time I make it.

(1 rating)
yield 16 serving(s)

Ingredients For white chocolate cherry cheesecake

  • 9
    whole graham crackers, crushed
  • 1/2 c
    toasted, filenly chopped pecan halves
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 pkg
    6 oz. white baking chocolate, divided
  • 3 pkg
    (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can
    14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla, divided
  • 4
  • 1 can
    cherry pie filling

How To Make white chocolate cherry cheesecake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 300. If using a silver 9 inchspringform pan, or to 275 if using a dark, nonstick 9 inch springform pan.
  • 2
    MIx graham crumbs, pecans, sugar and butter until well blended. Press firmly onto the bottom of the pan. Melt 5 chocolate squares as directed on package.
  • 3
    Beat cream sheese until creamy in a large bowl with an electric mixer onb medium speed. Gradfually add sweetened condensed milk, beating until well blended. Add nmelted chocolate and 1 teraspoon vanilla: mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, sixing on low speed after eacvh addition just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • 4
    Bake for 1 hour or until center is almost set. Run a knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cheesecake; cool before removing rim. Refigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  • 5
    Mis pie filling and remaining vanilla; spoon over cheesecake. Merlt remaining chocolate aquare as directed on package; drizzel over cherries, let stand until firm. Slice to serve

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