“Creamy cheesecake uses ricotta and mascarpone cheese instead of the traditional cream cheese so it is very creamy and rich. Adapted from Gardener (Spring, 2004).”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
8-10
YIELD:
1 9inch cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325-degrees F.
  2. Brush 9-inch springform pan with melted butter, reserve remainder.
  3. Place cookies (biscotti and spritz cookies) in large baggie and crush with rolling pin.
  4. Place crushed cookies in bowl, add butter and mix with fork to combine.
  5. Press cookie crumbs into bottom of prepared pan.
  6. Place remaining ingredients (ricotta- eggs) in a large bowl and mix using a rubber spatula until smooth.
  7. Pour mixture into pan.
  8. Bake 1 hour- 1 hour 20 minutes or until sides start to turn golden and center has a slight bounce.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool (cheesecake will finish cooking while cooling).
  10. Cool completely and remove from pan.

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