three berry cheesecake pie

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By Lynnda Cloutier
from Mission Viejo, CA

Summertime is berry season, and this pie is custom made for them.

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Ingredients For three berry cheesecake pie

  • 1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons coarse sugar
  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup seedless raspberry preserves
  • 1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, each quartered
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

How To Make three berry cheesecake pie

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Remove 1 crust from pouch. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 10-inch glass pie plate. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, to make cheesecake decorations, grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray, or line with parchment paper. Remove remaining crust from pouch; unroll onto cookie sheet. Cut crust into large holly leaves using cookie cutter. Cut small circles for holly berries. Place on cookie sheet; sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • 3
    Bake decorations 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Carefully remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese, granulated sugar, the lemon juice and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Fold in whipped topping until well blended. Spread 2 cups cream cheese mixture in cooled baked shell. Gently spoon and spread preserves over mixture. Spread with remaining cream cheese mixture.
  • 5
    In medium bowl, mix pie filling, 2 1/2 cups of the strawberries and 1/2 cup of the raspberries. Spoon over cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with remaining strawberries and raspberries. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or until set. Just before serving, arrange some of the holly leaves and berries on cheesecake. Serve individual slices with additional holly leaves and berries. Store in refrigerator.

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