Eggnog Cheesecake with Cherry Sauce

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

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

Directions

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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.

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