Cranberry Banana Cheesecake

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“I got this from the Dole Company. This is a really different idea, especially good for a Thanksgiving if you don't want to serve pumpkin pie.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, cinnamon and margarine.
  2. Pat on bottom and up sides of a 9 or 10 inch springform pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Cool.
  5. Combine cranberry sauce and cornstarch in saucepan.
  6. Cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens.
  7. Remove 1/2 cup for topping; set aside.
  8. Beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, vanilla and salt.
  9. Puree bananas (1 cup); blend into mixture.
  10. Spoon 2 cups cheese mixture into crust.
  11. Spoon cranberry filling over.
  12. Cover with remaining cheese mixture.
  13. Bake for 45 minutes.
  14. Remove from oven.
  15. Combine sour cream and 2 Tbsp. sugar and spread over top.
  16. Spoon reserved 1/2 cup cranberry topping in center to form a circle.
  17. Gently swirl cranberry and sour cream.
  18. Return to oven 10 minutes or more until glaze is firm.
  19. Cool.

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