Yield: 12 servings

Lemon Cheesecake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Chill Time 6 hours
Total Time 7 hours 15 minutes

Creamy, delicious Lemon Cheesecake has the perfect consistency and is topped with a homemade Lemon curd!

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST:

  • 16 Chocolate sandwich cookies (Oreos)
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

FOR THE FILLING:

  • 1 ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup white chocolate morsels
  • 2 packages (8oz each) Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs

FOR THE TOPPING:

  • 1 cup lemon curd

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Add a thin roasting pan or broiler pan to the bottom shelf and add about 1-2 inches of water in the pan.
    2. To make crust, blend cookies in food processor until fine. Incorporate melted butter until evenly blended. Press crust into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Freeze while you make the filling.
    3. In a saucepan with an inch of boiling water, place a double boiler, metal bowl, or glass bowl on top to heat heavy cream. Once warm, add white chocolate chips and remove from heat. Whisk until chocolate is smooth. Set aside to cool (about 15 minutes).
    4. For the filling, beat cream cheese, lemon zest, sugar, cornstarch, sour cream, and vanilla.
    5. Slowly add cooled white chocolate mixtures. Finally, add eggs, one at a time until mixture is smooth.
    6. Pour into prepared crust and place cheesecake pan into the preheated oven. No need to place it IN the water bath, just the shelf above.
    7. Bake 60 minutes. Turn off oven and let sit undisturbed for about 45 minutes. Remove and allow to cool in refrigerator about 6-8 hours (or overnight).
    8. Top with prepared lemon curd, slice and enjoy!

    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    12

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 563Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 340mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 1gSugar: 42gProtein: 8g

    *Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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