New York Style Cheesecake

New York Style Cheesecake

New York Style Pineapple Cheesecake

Crust -

  • 1-1/4 cups vanilla cookie crumbs (from about 40 vanilla wafers)
  • 1/4 cup Confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
    Preparation -
    Mix the vanilla wafer crumbs and Confectioners' sugar together. Use a fork mix to mix the melted butter into the crumb mixture. Press into the bottom of 10" springform pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 350º for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.

    Filling -

  • 5 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 3 T. flour
  • 5 eggs + 2 additional egg yolks - beat all together
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
    Preparation -
    Mix the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Add the beaten eggs, cream and vanilla. Mix together just until blended. Do not beat hard. Pour the mixture into the baked crumb crust. Bake in a preheated oven at 450º for 10 minutes. Lower the oven temperature to 250º and bake for 1 more hour. Cool in the pan on a wire rack.

    Pineapple Glaze -

  • 2 T. sugar
  • 4 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 can (16 oz.) crushed pineapple, in syrup
  • 2 T. lemon juice.
    Preparation -
    In a saucepan, combine the undrained crushed pineapple and lemon juice. In a small bowl, mix the sugar and cornstarch together. Add this to the ingredients in the saucepan. Mix well, bring to a boil, then cook for one minute or until thick and transparent, stirring constantly. Let the mixture cool to room temperature. Spread over the cheesecake.
    Refrigerate overnight before removing the sides of pan and serving.
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