PHILADELPHIA New York Cheesecake
New York may be the Big Apple, but when it comes to the city's iconic cheesecake, cherries rule the day. True to its heritage, the filling is super-dense and rich.
Recipe from Philadelphia Cream Cheese
6 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
5 8 ounce packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1 21 ounce can cherry pie filling
HEAT oven to 325 degrees F.
LINE 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix graham crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 min.
BAKE 40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve. Top with pie filling.
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Heat oven to 325 degrees F if using 9-inch springform pan (or to 300 degrees F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Prepare batter as directed; pour into pan. Bake 1 hour 10 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim.
Substitute 20 OREO COOKIES, finely crushed (about 2-1/4 cups) for the HONEY MAID Honey Grahams and 3 Tbsp. sugar.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 440, Fat, total (g) 31, chol. (mg) 165, sat. fat (g) 18, carb. (g) 34, Trans fatty acid (g) 2, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 27, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 1215, vit. C (mg) 2, sodium (mg) 340, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet