Creamy Cheesecake

Until you taste this, you won't believe how unbelievably creamy this cheesecake is. It's not heavy either
Creamy Cheesecake
Country Crock
Creamy Cheesecake

Everyone loves cheesecake….and this delicious graham cracker crust made with Country Crock® is the perfect base to this extra creamy filling!

12
Servings
422
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Cups  graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 1/2  Cup  sugar, divided
  • 1/3  Cup  Country Crock Spreadable Sticks, melted
  • packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3  Cups  sour cream
  • large eggs
  • 2  Teaspoons  vanilla extract
  • 1  Teaspoon  lemon peel (optional)
  • 1  Cup  sliced strawberries

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°.

Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/2 cup sugar and Country Crock® Spreadable Sticks in medium bowl. Press crumb mixture on bottom and halfway up sides in 9-inch springform pan.

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.

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 Facts

Total Fat
25g
36%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Carbohydrate, by difference
45g
35%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
91µg
13%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
8mg
11%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
61mg
6%
Choline, total
15mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Fluoride, F
2µg
0%
Folate, total
36µg
9%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
15mg
5%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
97mg
14%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
218mg
15%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
52g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Cheesecake Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Cheesecake Cooking Tip

Think beyond cakes and pies – fruits like peaches, pineapple, and figs are excellent grilled – brush with melted butter or wine and sprinkle with sugar and spices for a dessert that you can feel good about.