Crock Pot Creamy Orange Cheesecake

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
3 hrs

I had this at a friend's house and it was exceptional!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine crumbs with sugar; mix in melted butter until well moistened.
  2. Pat into a 7-inch spring form pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and sugar.
  4. Add eggs and yolk and beat for about 3 minutes on medium with a hand-held electric mixer.
  5. Beat in orange juice, zest, flour, and vanilla.
  6. Beat for another 2 minutes.
  7. Pour batter into prepared crust; place on a rack or aluminum foil ring in the crock pot (so it doesn't rest on the bottom of the pot).
  8. Cover and cook on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
  9. Turn off and leave for 1 to 2 hours, until cool enough to remove.
  10. Cool completely and remove the sides of the pan.
  11. Chill before serving, and store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Most Helpful

5 5

Ok, I need to buy a 7" springform pan, or this can be done in the oven using the waterbath method, but very creamy and exceptionally smooth. I did use almond extract instead of vanilla, it just seemed right with the orange. Being originally from NJ, working in Greek diners for over 6 years, I can attest that this has 'it'. Wonderful job Mirj!