Total Time
9hrs
Prep 1 hr
Cook 8 hrs

There's no better way to savor the flavor of late summer pears than in a creamy cheesecake.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs, 1/4 c. sugar, and butter. Press onto the bottom and 1 1/2 inches up the sides of a greased 9 inch springform pan.
  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Place pear halves cut side down on crust.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth. Add flour; beat well. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Add the milk, lemon juice and peel; beat just until blended.
  4. Pour over pears Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer.
  5. Chill overnight. Remove sides of pan. Refrigerate leftovers.

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