Strawberry Cheesecake with Walnut Crust

Prep Time 50 min
Cook Time 1 Hr 30 Min
Servings 16 to 20 servings
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 3 tbsps. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 4 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tsps. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 (12 oz.) jar Smucker's® Seedless Red Raspberry Jam
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 qt. strawberries

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Combine cracker crumbs, walnuts and shortening in medium bowl. Press into bottom of 10-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven.

  • Step 2

    BEAT cream cheese in mixing bowl with mixer until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in 1 1/4 cups sugar, lemon juice and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat until well blended. Pour into crust.

  • Step 3

    BAKE 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until lightly puffed in center. Remove from oven and let stand 15 minutes. Keep oven at 350°F.

  • Step 4

    COMBINE sour cream, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla in medium bowl. Spread over cheesecake. Bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Cool and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  • Step 5

    MIX 1 tablespoon jam with cornstarch in small saucepan until well blended. Add remaining jam and orange juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thickened. Let cool to lukewarm.

  • Step 6

    REMOVE cheesecake from pan. Arrange berries, points up, on top of cake. Spoon glaze over berries, allowing some to drip down sides. Chill at least 4 hours or overnight.

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/16 of cake)

  • Calories 480
  • Calories from Fat290g
  • Total Fat 32g
  • Saturated Fat 15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 120mg
  • Sodium 240mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 43g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 38g
  • Protein 7g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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