PHILADELPHIA Vanilla Mousse Cheesecake

4.9
(50) 46 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
6
hr.
15
min.
Servings

16 servings

This creamy cheesecake boasts a crushed wafer crust and a layer of sweetened cream cheese and whipped topping.

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Mix wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Beat 3 pkg. cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and 1 Tbsp. vanilla with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 50 to 55 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely in pan.
  • Beat remaining cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer in large bowl until blended. Whisk in COOL WHIP; spread over cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours. Remove rim of pan before serving cheesecake.

Size Wise

Need a sweet treat to serve a crowd? Try this rich and creamy dessert. Since it serves 16 people, it easily fits the bill.

Vanilla Bean Mousse Cheesecake

Prepare recipe as directed, using a vanilla bean and reducing vanilla extract to 2 tsp. Use sharp knife to gently split 1 vanilla bean pod lengthwise in half, then scrape seeds into cheesecake batter. Add 1 tsp. vanilla extract to the batter and use remaining extract to flavor cheesecake topping as directed.

Special Extra

Garnish with fresh berries just before serving.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 360
% Daily Value
Total fat 26g
Saturated fat 16g
Cholesterol 115mg
Sodium 280mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 20g
Protein 5g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 6 %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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  • ritajhorn | Sat, Aug 31 2013 2:22 PM

    It's Awesome!!

  • KDJ8 | Tue, Jan 14 2014 9:53 PM

    OMG, it was just delicious and so easy to make and it was wonderful that I could make it the day before taking it to our big Christmas gathering. Everyone raved over it!

  • 1Blissful12 | Sat, Dec 14 2013 12:45 AM

    DECADENT! I attended a Xmas gathering last year and this recipe truly won the night! I couldn't get the recipe fast enough! I followed my host and added vanilla and brown sugar to the topping. Worth every bite!

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