Easter Sunday Cheesecake

Recipe by SilentCricket
READY IN: 8hrs 50mins




  • Make CRUST: Mix together melted margarine, sugar, and graham cracker crumbs in 9x13 pan with fork to cover bottom evenly.
  • Press down to form crust.
  • Bake at 350 for 8 minutes.
  • While crust is baking, make FILLING: Beat cream cheese, eggs, sugar, vanilla, and lemon juice on high until whipped.
  • Pour over crust.
  • Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • Make TOPPING: Mix sour cream, sugar, and vanilla well.
  • Pour on top of cheesecake.
  • Bake at 400 for 5 minutes.
  • Cool 6-8 hours or overnight.
  • Make SAUCE: Add enough water to reserved berry juice to make 3/4 cup of juice.
  • Combine sugar and cornstarch in a 2-cup measuring cup; mix well.
  • Stir in juice and lemon juice.
  • Microwave on HIGH for 3-5 minutes, until thick.
  • Stir occasionally.
  • Stir in fruit; cool completely.
  • Pour over cheesecake and serve.
  • (For a shortcut, you may also use canned pie fruit filling instead of the sauce).