Cranberry Cheesecake With Pecan Crust (Gf Recipe)

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“This recipe comes from the Gluten Free Gourmet: Living Well without Wheat cookbooks by Bette Hagman and while I am NOT living a gluten free life, it is absolutely DELICIOUS! It is light and airy and the perfect ending to a meal...or the beginning of your day....or for a snack! I'm posting so I don't lose it again!”
2hrs 15mins
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9" springform pan with vegetable oil spray.
  2. Crust: In a plastic bag, blend the crumbs, ground nuts, sugar and margarine. Pat into the prepared pan and bake for 8 minutes. Cool and warp the bottom and sides well with aluminum foil.
  3. Filling: In a food processor, process the cream cheese and cottage cheese until smooth. Add the sour cream, sugar, eggs, orange zest, flavoring and flour mix. Process until well blended and light. Pour over the baked crust. Place pan in a larger pan and fill this with boiling water until halfway up the sides of springform pan.
  4. Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes. Turn oven off and leave cake in oven for 30 minutes more with the door shut. Remove from water and cool. Refrigerate.
  5. Topping: In a medium saucepan, blend the orange juice and sugar. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes. Add berries, return to a boil, lower heat, and simmer 1 minute. In a small bowl, blend the cornstarch and water. Stir into the berries. Boil stirring, until thickened. Cool and then spread over cooled cake. Refrigerate until serving.

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