Cranberry Cheesecake

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Cranberry Cheesecake

Cranberry Cheesecake

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cool & Chill Times (Divided): 9 hours 20 minutes
Total Time: 11 hours
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberries, cranberry juice, cream cheese, egg nog, graham cracker crumbs
Servings: 12 slices

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1-1/2 cups cranberries fresh or frozen

Crust:

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs about 16 squares
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted

Filling:

  • 4 packages cream cheese 8 ounces each, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in cranberry juice until smooth. Add cranberries. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add flour and beat well. Add eggs, beat on low just until combined. Add eggnog and vanilla; beat just until blended. Pour two-thirds of the filling over crust. Top with half of the cranberry mixture (cover and refrigerate remaining cranberry mixture). Carefully spoon remaining filling on top. Return pan to baking sheet.
  • Bake at 325° for 60-70 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer.
  • Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan. Spoon remaining cranberry mixture over cheesecake. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Yield: 12 servings.

Notes

Times are approximate.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Cheesecake
Amount per Serving
Calories
527
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
32
g
49
%
Saturated Fat
 
18
g
113
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
9
g
Cholesterol
 
158
mg
53
%
Sodium
 
341
mg
15
%
Potassium
 
195
mg
6
%
Carbohydrates
 
53
g
18
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
45
g
50
%
Protein
 
9
g
18
%
Vitamin A
 
1245
mcg
138
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
119
mg
12
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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