Christmas Cheesecake Recipe


Cooking Time1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


For cookie dough crust
 Cream cheese40 Ounce (5 Packages , 8 Ounces Each)
 Sugar1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon1 , rind grated
 Orange1⁄2 , rind grated
 Egg yolks2
 Heavy cream3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Mandarin orange sections8 (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6576 Calories from Fat 4302

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 489 g751.9%

Saturated Fat 271 g1355.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2921.4 mg

Sodium 4561.8 mg190.1%

Total Carbohydrates 468 g156.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.1%

Sugars 407.1 g

Protein 114 g227.9%

Vitamin A 376.7% Vitamin C 135.9%

Calcium 148% Iron 68.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


To Prepare the Cookie-Dough Crust:
Let ingredients (except 1/2 cup cream) reach room temperature.
Beat cheese until fluffy.
Mix sugar, flour, and salt; gradually blend into cheese, keeping mixture smooth.
Add grated rinds.
Add eggs and egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each.
Stir in 1/4 cup cream.
Turn into Crust.
Bake in preheated very hot oven (475°F.) for 15 minutes.
Reduce heat to 200°F., bake for 1 hour longer.
Turn off heat; let stand for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Cool on rack.
When cold, remove sides from pan.
Just before serving, garnish with remaining 1/2 cup cream, whipped, and mixed berries.