Gingerbread Cheesecake Recipe | Christmas Recipe

GINGERBREAD CHEESECAKE RECIPE

Gingerbread Cheesecake Recipe | Christmas Recipe
Gingerbread Cheesecake Recipe | Christmas Recipe

COURSE: CAKE, DESSERT CUISINE: AMERICAN KEYWORD: GINGERBREAD CHEESECAKE PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES COOK TIME: 1 HOUR TOTAL TIME: 8 HOURS 20 MINUTES SERVINGS: 10  CALORIES: 499

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the cookie crumbs, sugar, butter and salt until clumps begin to form.
  3. Press the crumb mixture into a springform pan firmly and evenly across the bottom and halfway up the sides.
  4. Transfer the crust to the oven and bake until set, approximately 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer pan to a wire rack and cool completely. Wrap the bottom and sides of the pan with foil.
  6. Reduce the oven to 325 degrees.
  7. Add the cream cheese to a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until fluffy, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  8. Beat in the sugar and vanilla scraping down the sides of the bowl, as needed.
  9. Add the eggs to the cream cheese mixture one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  10. Beat in the molasses, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt and vinegar until combined.
  11. Pour the filling into the crust and set in a deep baking pan.
  12. Transfer the baking pan to the oven and fill with water. Bake for 60-65 minutes or until set but still wobbly in the center.
  13. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and cool on a wire rack. Transfer to the refrigerator and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
  14. Whisk the sour cream, powdered sugar and vanilla together until smooth. Spread the mixture over the top of the cheesecake and return to the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  15. Decorate the cheesecake with gingerbread men, if desired. Or sprinkle with freshly grated nutmeg.
  16. Serve chilled.

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4 Responses

  1. Wow, this looks amazing.

  2. Nika says:

    Major yummmm! And the gingerbread guys are so cute, too. 😊

  3. Kenne says:

    Yummy! Looks so delicious.

  4. Rebecca Anne says:

    this sounds really good! 😀

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