Cranberry Cheesecake

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Cranberry Cheesecake
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Cranberry Cheesecake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberries, cranberry juice, cream cheese, egg nog, graham cracker crumbs
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cool & Chill Times (Divided) 9 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 11 hours
Servings 12 slices
Calories 527kcal

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

Calories: 527kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 1245mcg | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1mg



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