This ultra-rich cheesecake, made with a shortbread cookie crust, looks absolutely stunning when topped with the crimson sauce.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
chill:
240 mins to 1440 mins
cool:
120 mins
bake:
45 mins at 350°
Yield:
1-3/4 cups
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White-Chocolate Cheesecake with Triple-Raspberry Sauce

Ingredients

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Directions

For crust:
  • In a small bowl, combine crushed cookies and almonds. Stir in melted butter. Press crushed cookie mixture onto the bottom of an 8-inch springform pan. Set aside.

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For filling:
  • In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and cooled white chocolate; beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until combined. Beat in sugar, sour cream, and vanilla until mixture is fluffy.

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  • Add the eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Pour into the crust-lined pan. Place in a shallow baking pan.

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  • Bake in a 350 degree F oven 45 to 50 minutes or until center is nearly set when you shake the cheesecake gently. Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Loosen from side of pan. Cool for 30 minutes more; remove side of pan. Cool completely.* Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

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  • To serve, cut into wedges and drizzle some of the Triple-Raspberry Sauce over each serving. Makes 12 servings.

Tips

This cheesecake puffs during baking, then settles as it cools.

Nutrition Facts (White-Chocolate Cheesecake with Triple-Raspberry Sauce)

458 calories; total fat 28g; saturated fat 16g; cholesterol 116mg; sodium 228mg; carbohydrates 44g; fiber 1g; protein 7g; vitamin a 777IU; vitamin c 4mg; calcium 81mg; iron 1mg.

Triple Raspberry Sauce

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  • In a small saucepan, melt raspberry preserves over low heat. Add fresh red raspberries or frozen red raspberries. Heat gently just until sauce simmers. Cool. If desired, stir in raspberry liqueur. Cover and chill until serving time. Makes 1-3/4 cups.

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