Blueberry Cheesecake
Recipe from Family Circle

Fresh blueberries are folded into the filling to make this luscious cheesecake recipe. Additional berries tossed in raspberry jam are piled on top for a truly eye-catching dessert.

Blueberry Cheesecake

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Servings: 12
Prep Time: 30 mins
Related Categories: Cake, Desserts
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    Crust and Filling:
    • 12   
      graham cracker boards
    • 6   tablespoons 
      unsalted butter, melted
    • 2   tablespoons 
      plus 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 3   packages 
      (8 ounces each) Neufchatel cream cheese, softened
    • 1   container 
      (7 ounces) 2% plain low-fat Greek yogurt (such as Fage)
    • 3   tablespoons 
      lemon juice
    • 2   teaspoons 
      lemon zest
    • 3   
    • 3/4  cup 
    • 1/4  cup 
      all-purpose flour
    • 1   cup 
      strawberries, trimmed
    • 1/2  cup 
    • 1/2  cup 
    • 1   tablespoon 
      seedless raspberry jam
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Finely crush graham crackers. Add butter and 2 tablespoons of the sugar and mix until all crumbs are moist. Press into bottom and up side of a 9-inch round springform pan.

    In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese and yogurt. Beat in remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar, lemon juice and zest. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Rinse cup blueberries; place in a small bowl. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the flour; toss to coat. Fold berries and any flour in the bowl, along with remaining 3 tablespoons flour, into the cream cheese mixture. Pour into prepared crust, smoothing top.
    Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until lightly browned around edges. Remove to a wire rack and run a thin knife between pan and cheesecake. Cool 1 hour at room temperature, then refrigerate 3 hours.

    Just before serving, quarter strawberries, and combine with 1/2 cup blueberries and the raspberries in a bowl. Microwave jelly on HIGH for 15 seconds, until melted. Toss jelly with berries and pile atop cheesecake. Remove side of pan, slice and serve.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 407, Fat, total (g) 21, chol. (mg) 109, sat. fat (g) 13, carb. (g) 44, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 11, sodium (mg) 352, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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