Recipes: Desserts

Blueberry Cheesecake

(12 - 15 Servings)

Crust

Filling

  • 2 pkgs. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • 1 container (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 jar (10 oz.) blueberry preserves
  • 2/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Combine crust ingredients until crumbly.  Reserve 1 tablespoon of crumbs.  Press remaining crumbs into bottom and slightly up sides of ungreased pie pan.  Bake 7 - 10 minutes.  Cool.  For filling, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and lemon extract until smooth.  Fold in whipped topping.  Set aside.  Combine preserves and blueberries.  Spread over cooled crust.  Spread cream cheese mixture over blueberry mixture.  Sprinkle with reserved crumbs.  Chill before serving.