Orange Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Enjoy this delicious orange flavored cheesecake served with raspberry sauce – a yummy dessert treat.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Crust

1
package (9 oz) chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
6
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Filling

4
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 1/3
cups sugar
4
eggs
2
tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice
1
teaspoon grated orange peel

Sauce

1
package (10 oz) frozen raspberries in syrup, thawed
3
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In medium bowl, mix crust ingredients; press in bottom and 2 inches up side of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in 1 1/3 cups sugar until smooth, scraping bowl occasionally. On low speed, beat in eggs, one at a time, just until blended. Add liqueur and orange peel; beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour filling into crust.
  • 3 Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until almost set. Cool completely, about 2 hours 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
  • 4 In food processor or blender, process raspberries with syrup until smooth. If desired, strain to remove seeds. In 1-quart saucepan, mix 3 tablespoons sugar and the cornstarch. Stir in raspberry puree. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Cool to room temperature.
  • 5 Carefully remove side of pan; leave cheesecake on pan bottom. Serve cheesecake with sauce. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    29g
    29%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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