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Creme Brulee Cheesecake Recipe

July 23rd, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 48ouncescream cheese, softened
  2. 1/2cupgranulated sugar
  3. 6tablespoonslow-fat sour cream
  4. 6eggs
  5. 3/4cupheavy cream
  6. 4teaspoonsorange rind
  7. 3cupsvanilla wafer crumbs
  8. 3/4cupunsalted butter, melted
  9. 6tablespoonsbrown sugar
  10. 3/4cupgranulated sugar(for topping)
  11. boiling water(for baking)
  12. strawberries, to garnish
  13. raspberries, to garnish
  14. blueberries, to garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a bowl beat together the cream cheese, ½ cup of sugar and sour cream on medium speed until smooth.
  2. Add the eggs, heavy cream and orange peel; beat until smooth.
  3. In another bowl, mix until well blended the vanilla wafer crumbs, butter and brown sugar.
  4. With fingers pat the wafer mixture into a springform pan; top the wafer mixture with the cheese mixture.
  5. Place pan into a larger pan and add boiling water to cover halfway up sides of springform pan.
  6. Bake at 325°F about 40 minutes until set.
  7. Remove the springform pan from water very carefully and let cool 30 minutes at room temperature.
  8. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  9. At serving time, slowly unmold the cake from the pan, sprinkle with the ¾ cup sugar and broil under broiler until sugar melts and browns (be careful not to burn the sugar).
  10. Place cheesecake on a serving platter and surround with fresh strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.

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Southwestern Cheesecake Recipe

July 22nd, 2014 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

Southwestern Cheesecake Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1cup finely crushedtortilla chips
  2. 2tablespoonsmargarine, melted
  3. 2 (8 ounce)packagescream cheese, softened
  4. 2eggs
  5. 1 (8 ounce)package shreddedcolby-monterey jack cheese
  6. 1 (4 ounce)can choppedgreen chilies, drained
  7. 1cupsour cream
  8. 1cup choppedyellow bell peppersor orange bell peppers or red bell peppers(or a combo of all 3)
  9. 1/2cup choppedgreen onions
  10. 1/4cup slicedblack olives
  11. 1/3cupchopped tomatoes

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Stir together chips and margarine and press into a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Beatg cream cheese and eggs in large bowl at medium speed until well blended.
  5. Stir in the co-jack cheese and the chilis and pour over crust.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Cool completely.
  8. Spread sour cream over cheese cake and sprinkle on toppings.
  9. Chill 1-2 hours.
  10. Remove from cake pan after chilling.
  11. Let sit out to”soften” a little or you’ll break your tortilla chips!
  12. before serving.
  13. Serve on platter surrounded by tortilla chips and celery sticks.

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Blueberry Cheesecake Muffins Recipe

July 20th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
  2. 1/3cupsugar, plus
  3. 2-3tablespoonssugar(depending on sweetness of the berries)
  4. 3teaspoonsbaking powder
  5. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  6. 1/2teaspoonalmond extract
  7. 1/4cup meltedbutter
  8. 1/3cupplain yogurt
  9. 1/2teaspoonvanilla extract
  10. 2/3cupricotta cheese
  11. 2eggs
  12. 1cupblueberries(I like canned/frozen wild blueberries)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease 8-10 muffins tins (I always make mini muffins).
  3. In a large bowl combine with a wire whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt until well blended.
  4. In a medium-sized bowl beat together the almond extact,vanilla extract, melted butter, ricotta cheese, and eggs.
  5. Add to flour mixture.
  6. Carefully fold in the blueberries.
  7. Batter wil be soft and lumpy.
  8. Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full and bake 20 minutes.

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Sugar Free Cheesecake Recipe

July 14th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2graham cracker pie crusts
  2. 1 (8 ounce)boxcream cheeseor neufchatel cheese
  3. 1cupsour cream
  4. 1 (12 ounce)container thawedwhipped topping(Cool Whip)
  5. 2teaspoonsvanilla(or other flavor extract)
  6. 1/2cupSplenda sugar substitute (optional)
  7. 1/4teaspoonsalt (optional)
  8. 1/4cupcocoa powder (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. In standup blender, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Add vanilla and sour cream until blended.
  3. Add whipped topping.
  4. Spoon into graham cracker crusts.
  5. Chill for at least 24 hours.
  6. If using chocolate cocoa powder (works best), add 1/4 tsp salt and 1/2 cup Splenda.

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No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

July 10th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (8 ounce)packagecream cheese(softened)
  2. 1 (8 ounce)containerCool Whip(softened)
  3. 1/2cupsugar
  4. 1teaspoonpure vanilla extract
  5. 19-inch graham cracker crust

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine the first four ingredients until it is smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour into the crust and chill for a few hours before serving.
  3. Top with your favorite fruit or eat it plain, it is great either way.

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