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Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
6
hr.
Servings

12 servings

Try a twist on an old favorite with our Cherry Cheesecake Recipe. This Cherry Cheesecake Recipe uses cottage and Neufchatel cheeses for a superb flavor.

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Sprinkle graham crumbs onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Process cottage cheese in food processor until smooth. Add Neufchatel, yogurt, 2 Tbsp. sugar, flour and vanilla; process until blended. Add whole egg and egg whites, 1 at a time, pulsing after each just until blended. Pour into springform pan.
  • Bake 40 to 45 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours. Meanwhile, bring reserved cherry liquid, tapioca and remaining sugar to boil in large saucepan on medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Simmer on medium-low heat 2 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Gently stir in cherries. Cool, then refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Spoon cherry sauce over cheesecake just before serving.

Special Equipment Needed

Please use alcohol responsibly.

Substitute

Can't find canned tart cherries? You can use 1 cup thawed frozen sweet cherries instead. Just cook them with 1/4 cup water and the tapioca as directed, omitting the 1 Tbsp. sugar.

Special Extra

Stir 1 Tbsp. Kirsch (cherry brandy) into cherry sauce before refrigerating.

Servings

  • 12 servings

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The tart cherry sauce adds the perfect finishing touch to this classic cheesecake. And since it's made with better-for-you products, it can fit into a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 130
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 240mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 9g
Protein 7g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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