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Dad's White Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Sikes
Added: Monday, January 12, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
3/4 cup quick cooking oats, uncooked
3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 T butter, melted
2 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 cup of sugar
1 (16 oz.) carton sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla
8 (oz.) white chocolate, melted
4 egg whites
1/8 tsp. cream of tartar
1 T powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; blend well. Press into bottom and 2 inches up sides of a 10-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 for 5 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Combine cream cheese and 1 cup sugar in a large mixing bowl; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Stir in white chocolate.

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) in a large bowl at high speed of an electric mixer until foamy; add cream of tartar, beating until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar, and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Fold egg whites into cream cheese mixture. Spoon mixture into crumb crust. Bake at 325 for 55 minutes; turn oven off. Leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes; partially open door of oven, and leave cheesecake in oven an additional 30 minutes. Cool. Chill 8 hours. Romove from pan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 to 12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours

 

 

 

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