Eggnog Cheesecake with Cherry Sauce

These delicious eggnog cheesecake served with cherry sauce are perfect for an anytime dessert.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 6 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup vanilla wafer cookie crumbs (about 24 wafers)
3
tablespoons butter, melted

Filling

3
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1
cup sugar
3
eggs
3/4
cup dairy eggnog (do not use canned)
1/2
teaspoon rum extract
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg

Sauce

1
(21-oz.) can cherry pie filling
1/4
cup frozen cranberry juice concentrate, thawed
1/4
teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, combine crust ingredients; mix well. Press in bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until set.
  • 2 Meanwhile, beat cream cheese in large bowl at medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar until smooth. At low speed, add eggs 1 at a time, beating just until combined after each addition. Add eggnog, rum extract and nutmeg; beat until smooth.
  • 3 Remove crust from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Pour cream cheese mixture over partially baked crust. Return to oven; bake at 325°F. for 55 to 65 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on wire rack for 30 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen. Cool 2 hours or until completely cooled. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • 4 Just before serving, in medium bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix well. To serve, carefully remove sides of pan. Cut cheesecake into wedges; place on individual dessert plates. Spoon sauce over each serving. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    200mg
    200%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    29g
    29%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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