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Eggnog Cheesecake with Cherry Sauce

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Eggnog Cheesecake with Cherry Sauce
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 6 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 16
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These delicious eggnog cheesecake served with cherry sauce are perfect for an anytime dessert.
Updated Jul 19, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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

350 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate, 29g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
12g
60%
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
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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