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Blueberry Cheesecake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. margarine or butter, melted
  • 2 pkg (8 oz.) cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can (21oz) blueberry filling

Directions

  1. Mix wafer crumbs, 2 Tbsp. (30 ml) sugar and margarine.
  2. Press in bottom of 9 inch (20 cm) spring form pan or 9 inch (20 cm) pie pan.
  3. Bake 10 minutes at 350° (175° C). Cool.
  4. Beat cream cheese in large bowl. Add 1 cup (235 ml) sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
  5. Add lemon peel and vanilla. Beat in one egg at a time. Pour over crumb mixture.
  6. Bake at 300° (150° C) for 1 hour or until center is firm. Refrigerate at least 3 hours.
  7. Top with pie filling. Makes 16 slices.

This article originally appeared in the November 2009 issue of At Home with AAKP.