White Chocolate Cheesecake

I love white chocolate! If you want you can make this with a dark chocolate crust (use chocolate wafers instead of vanilla) and dark chocolate curls on top – for a great and very attractive double chocolate cheesecake.

White Chocolate Cheesecake
 
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White chocolate cheesecake in a vanilla wafer crust, topped with sour cream topping.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
Crust:
  • 1½ cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • ⅓ cup melted butter
Filling:
  • 2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 squares white chocolate, melted
Topping:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
Crust:
  1. Combine vanilla wafer crumbs and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9" springform pan.
Filling:
  1. In a large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar and lemon juice until light. Add eggs one at a time, while beating. Stir in sour cream, melted chocolate and vanilla until evenly mixed.
  2. Pour over crust. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 40 to 45 minutes, until just set.
Topping:
  1. Mix sour cream, sugar and vanilla together. Remove cheesecake from oven and spread topping over top.
  2. Return to the oven for 5 minutes. Remove and cool.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 5 hours or overnight. Garnish with white chocolate curls, fruit, or fruit sauce if desired.

 

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