Creamy Cheesecake Recipe

Creamy Cheesecake Recipe

Our creamy, light cheesecake recipe is easy to bake, and a popular dessert to accompany any meal. Brought to you by Country Crock!

  • Recipe Serves: 12
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Chill Time 0 hr
  • Stand Time 20 min

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup Country Crock® Baking Sticks
  • 2 packages (8 oz. ea.) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups sour cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. lemon peel (optional)
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/2 cup sugar and Country Crock® Baking Sticks in medium bowl until thoroughly mixed. Press crumb mixture on bottom and halfway up sides in 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese, sour cream and remaining 1 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until smooth. Beat in eggs, vanilla and lemon peel until smooth. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until almost set in center. Turn oven off, open door slightly and let cake cool in oven about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate overnight. To serve, top with sliced strawberries.

TIP: Try using chocolate wafer, ginger snaps or vanilla wafer crumbs. Try different flavorings by using almond extract or other flavorings instead of vanilla extract. OR, drizzle with melted peanut butter.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430
Calories from Fat 270
Total Fat 30 g
Saturated Fat 15 g
Trans Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Sodium 270 mg
Total Carbs 37 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 26 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin D 0 %
Calcium 10 %
Iron 6 %
Omega-3 0 g
Omega-6 2 g
Vitamin C 15 %
Vitamin A 15 %
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