Razzle-Dazzle Berry Cheesecake

Razzle-Dazzle Berry Cheesecake

Dazzle guests with a crowd-sized cheesecake bursting with swirls of ruby red fruit.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

7:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1
cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
4
eggs
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
1
can (21 oz) strawberry pie filling
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Wrap outside bottom and side of 10-inch springform pan with foil to prevent leaking. In small bowl, mix cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in butter. Press firmly in bottom of pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, the vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in sour cream.
  3. Spread half of cream cheese mixture (about 3 cups) over crust. Spoon half of pie filling by tablespoonfuls onto cream cheese mixture. Top with remaining cream cheese mixture. (Refrigerate remaining pie filling.)
  4. Bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until center is set. Cool 15 minutes. Carefully run metal spatula along side of cheesecake to loosen. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Cover cheesecake; refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  5. To serve, carefully run metal spatula along side of cheesecake to loosen again; remove foil and side of pan. Spoon remaining pie filling over cheesecake.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Garnish each slice with a fresh strawberry--a welcome treat during the winter!
Variation
Vary the pie filling and end up with a new cheesecake! Cherry, blueberry, raspberry, what's your fave?

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 250),
  • Total Fat 28g
    • (Saturated Fat 17g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 150mg;
  • Sodium 250mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 36g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 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;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.