Cherry Glazed Cheesecake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare crust by mixing together crumbs, sugar, spices and almonds. Stir in butter, mixing well. Press into bottom and slightly up sides of 10-inch springform pan. Set aside.
  • Prepare filling by throughly beating all filling ingredients in food processor fitted with steel blade, scraping down sides occasionally if using mixer, beat at least 10-15 minutes until well blended. Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 35-40.
  • Remove from oven. Cool for 5-10 minutes. Mix together topping ingredients and pour over cake. Return to oven. Bake at 475 for 5-7 minutes. Cool. Cover. Chill for at least 4 hours.
  • Prepare glaze by mixing well sugar and cornstarch in saucepan.
  • Stir in cherry juice. Simmer over medium heat, stirring, until mixture comes to boiling. Simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool 5-10 minutes. Stir in food coloring.
  • Spread cherries evenly over chilled cheesecake. Pour glaze over. Chill until ready to serve.
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