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Eli's Candy Cane Cheesecake


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By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 10 - 12 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

Crust:
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
Filling:
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
5 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 ounces candy canes, chopped
3/4 quart heavy whipping cream
3 ounces sifted powdered sugar


Crust: Mix graham crumbs, sugar and melted butter. Press into a 9-inch batter spring form pan. Refrigerate while making batter.



Batter: Beat cream cheese and sugar together at medium speed. Add eggs and beat until smooth; mix in sour cream, vanilla and salt. Add candy cane pieces. Pour batter into crust and bake at 350ºF for 45 minutes. Allow to rest in oven about 1 hour, then cool in refrigerator.



Topping : Whip mixture until firm or stiff peaks form.



Note: Don't over mix. Decorate with candy cane candies (size and shape used


is your personal choice).


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