Browsing Category Cheesecakes

Peaches and Cream Cheesecake

A Pillsbury Bake-Off winning recipe, this is an oldie but goodie recipe that is very, very popular! I see people who have entered it in local contests and have won blue ribbons for it! It is made in 4 layers that are very easy to do. There is a vanilla cake layer on the bottom, then peaches, then a cream cheese topping that is sprinkled…

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Irish Cream Cheesecake~NO-BAKE!

This is SO delicious and SO easy to make! Everyone loves this one! I’ve made real fancy Irish liqueur cheesecakes that are amazing, but if I am short on time, this NO-BAKE one is a winner! Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! Or any day! Use a chocolate crust or graham cracker crust. Sometimes I mix the chocolate and graham crumbs together, and that is really…

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Pecan Cheese Pie

 Do you like pecan pie?  Do you like cheesecake? If YES, then this simple, EASY-TO-MAKE recipe that combines both is for you! It is so-oo good! SO EASY!! All you do is add layers to the pie shell! It does its magic while it bakes. I have been making this since the 1970’s when my friend Shirley first made it. She warned how rich it…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake~8-inch

This is AWESOME ! A delicious pumpkin cheesecake with the sour cream topping got rave reviews all around the table!  Its pumpkin flavor is just perfect, not overwhelming, and the texture is light and creamy. I found this excellent recipe from Joy of Baking’s Stephanie Jaworski, a favorite pastry Chef of mine. The only thing I changed was the crust. I have tried several other…

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Cream Cheese Pie with Glazed Fresh Fruit

“A cream cheese pie recipe was very popular back in the 1970’s with cherry pie filling on top.   My version uses heavy cream in the filling which makes it softer and a glazed fresh fruit topping.  In this one I used strawberries, kiwis, and blackberries, but you can use any fruit.     Enjoy!” Servings: 8 INGREDIENTS: 1 nine-inch baked pie crust FILLING: 1/2 cup…

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Mini New York Cheesecakes for Two

  Servings: 2 “New York Cheesecakes for Two using small four-inch mini Wilton spring-form pans couldn’t be easier and great for individual servings of cheesecake. I added my favorite sour cream topping and a glazed strawberry topping. I give you here fresh glazed strawberries to garnish, but you can leave it plain or put any fruit on top you wish or any pie filling. I…

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