Southern Okie Gourmet Apple Spread Cheesecake

Posted by Gina Hollingsworth on 02/22/2013

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • ½ stick (¼ cup) butter, softened
  • 1 cup + ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 packages (24 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 cup + ¼ cup Southern Okie Gourmet Apple Spread

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°

Crust

  1. Mix graham cracker crumbs, butter, and ¼ sugar.
  2. Press mixture firmly against bottom and sides of a 9-inch, spring-form pan.
  3. Place in refrigerator while preparing filling.

Filling

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  2. Gradually add 1 cup of sugar. Add vanilla extract.
  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time allowing each to be fully incorporated before adding the next.
  4. Add sour cream and ¼ cup of Southern Okie Gourmet Apple Spread.

Baking

  • Pour filling into crust.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until firm.
  • Turn off oven, leaving door slightly ajar with a piece of folded foil.
  • Allow cake to remain in oven for 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven and allow cake to cool in pan.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Add remaining 1 cup of Southern Okie Gourmet Apple Spread.
  • Remove sides of spring-form pan.