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Cherry-Glazed Cheesecake (My Great Recipes)

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“Posted in a forum in response to a "My Great Recipes" missing card request. As it was not put into the database, I am putting it in so it can be easily found. It sounds simple enough, but I have not tried it.”
1 ten-inch cheesecake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crust: mix together crumbs, sugar, spices and almonds. Stir in butter, mixing well. Press into bottom and slightly up sides of 10-inch springform pan. Set aside.
  2. Filling: thoroughly beat all filling ingredients in food processor fitted with steel blade, scraping down sides occasionally. If using mixer, beat at least 10-15 minutes until well blended. Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven. Cool for 5-10 minutes. Mix together topping ingredients and pour over cake. Return to oven. Bake at 475 for 5-7 minutes. Cool. Cover. Chill for at least 4 hours.
  4. Glaze:mix sugar and cornstarch in saucepan, then stir in cherry juice. Simmer over medium heat, stirring, until mixture comes to a boil. Simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool 5-10 minutes. Stir in food coloring.
  5. Spread cherries evenly over chilled cheesecake. Pour glaze over the top; chill until ready to serve.

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