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Razzle-Dazzle Berry Cheesecake

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Razzle-Dazzle Berry Cheesecake
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 7 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12
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Dazzle guests with a crowd-sized cheesecake bursting with swirls of ruby red fruit.
Updated Aug 9, 2013

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Garnish each slice with a fresh strawberry--a welcome treat during the winter!
  • tip 2
    Vary the pie filling and end up with a new cheesecake! Cherry, blueberry, raspberry, what's your fave?

Nutrition

440 Calories, 28g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 40g Total Carbohydrate, 36g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
250
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
17g
83%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
150mg
50%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
36g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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