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Key Lime Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Key Lime Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 8 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 16

This creamy dessert balances tart Key limes with sweet frozen raspberries. Shortbread cookie crumbs make an ultra-rich crust. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup shortbread cookie crumbs (15 cookies) or vanilla wafer crumbs (25 wafers)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Filling

3
packages (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
cup sugar
3
eggs
1
tablespoon grated lime peel (about 2 limes)
1/4
cup Key lime juice

Raspberry Sauce

1
box (10 oz) frozen raspberries in light syrup, thawed
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1/3
cup red currant jelly

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. In medium bowl, mix crust ingredients. Press in bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Refrigerate.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar. At low speed of electric mixer, beat in eggs 1 at a time, blending just until smooth. Add remaining filling ingredients; beat until smooth. Pour into crust-lined pan.
  • 3
    Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until set. (To minimize cracking, place shallow pan half full of hot water on lower oven rack during baking.) Turn oven off; let cheesecake stand in oven 30 minutes with door open at least 4 inches. Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes. Remove side of pan; cool to room temperature on cooling rack. Cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days.
  • 4
    To make sauce, drain raspberries, reserving syrup. Add water to syrup to make 3/4 cup. In 1-quart saucepan, mix syrup mixture and cornstarch. Add jelly; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and clear. Stir in raspberries. Refrigerate until cold. Serve cheesecake with sauce. Cover and refrigerate any remaining cheesecake and sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Decorate the top of this cheesecake with raspberries and edible flowers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
24g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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