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Top-Your-Own Cheesecake

top-your-own cheesecake Dessert
Top-Your-Own Cheesecake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 8 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 18

Set up a dessert bar so they can have it their way! Cheesecake squares make an easy start.

Updated March 3, 2005

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1
    cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4
    cup sugar
  • 1/4
    cup margarine or butter, melted

Filling

  • 5
    (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla
  • 5
    eggs
  • 1
    (8-oz.) container sour cream

Toppings

  • Pie filling
  • Ice cream topping
  • Whipped cream
  • Chopped nuts
  • Miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • Toffee bits
  • Coconut

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and margarine; mix well. Press crust mixture evenly in bottom of pan. Bake at 350°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until blended. Add vanilla and eggs; beat until smooth. Add sour cream; blend well. Pour into crust-lined pan.
  • 3
    Bake at 300°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until edges are set and center is still soft. Remove from oven; place on wire rack. Cool 1 hour. Cover; refrigerate at least 6 hours or until serving time.
  • 4
    Cut cheesecake into squares. Serve with assorted toppings.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/18 of Recipe (without toppings)
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
16g
80%
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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