White Chocolate-Raspberry Cheesecake

A chocolate cookie crust complements the mild cheesecake in a dessert that's great for a crowd.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 5 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups chocolate cookie crumbs (from 15-oz box)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

1
bag (12 oz) white vanilla baking chips
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup whipping cream
3
eggs

Glaze and Garnish

1
pint (2 cups) fresh raspberries
3
tablespoons raspberry jelly

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease 9x3-inch springform pan with shortening or cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix cookie crumbs and butter. Press evenly in bottom and 1 inch up side of pan.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips on High 1 minute or until melted; stir until smooth. In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth. Beat in sugar until well blended. Beat in melted baking chips until well blended. Beat in whipping cream and eggs until well blended and smooth. Spoon over crust in pan.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until edge is set but center of cheesecake still jiggles slightly when moved.
  • 4 Turn oven off; open oven door at least 4 inches. Leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes longer. Remove from oven; cool on cooling rack 30 minutes.
  • 5 Without releasing side of pan, carefully run knife around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake. Refrigerate uncovered about 3 hours or until chilled.
  • 6 Arrange raspberries on top of chilled cheesecake. In small microwavable bowl, microwave jelly uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth. Brush or spoon over raspberries. Store cheesecake covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease 9x3-inch springform pan with shortening or cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix cookie crumbs and butter. Press evenly in bottom and 1 inch up side of pan.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips on High 1 minute or until melted; stir until smooth. In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth. Beat in sugar until well blended. Beat in melted baking chips until well blended. Beat in whipping cream and eggs until well blended and smooth. Spoon over crust in pan.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until edge is set but center of cheesecake still jiggles slightly when moved.
  • 4 Turn oven off; open oven door at least 4 inches. Leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes longer. Remove from oven; cool on cooling rack 30 minutes.
  • 5 Without releasing side of pan, carefully run knife around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake. Refrigerate uncovered about 3 hours or until chilled.
  • 6 Arrange raspberries on top of chilled cheesecake. In small microwavable bowl, microwave jelly uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth. Brush or spoon over raspberries. Store cheesecake covered in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Softening cream cheese is easy. Microwave unwrapped cream cheese on High for 15 to 20 seconds.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
18g,
18%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.