Strawberry Streusel Cheesecake

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

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • CRUST
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 2
    (7 ounce) packages martha white strawberry muffin mix (can use Strawberry Cheesecake Muffin mix too)
  • 6
    tablespoons butter, cold
  • FILLING
  • 2
    (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 1
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • TOPPING
  • 1
    (21 ounce) can strawberry pie filling
  • 12
    cup chopped walnuts (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350°F; spray bottom and sides of 10 to 11 inch springform pan with no stick cooking spray.
  • Combine muffin mix and butter in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1-1/3 cup of crumb mixture. Place in refrigerator.
  • Press remaining crumbs in bottom and partially up sides of prepared pan. Place on cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Combine cream cheese, sugar, flour, egg and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium high for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until creamy and smooth.
  • Spoon cream cheese mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Spread gently.
  • Spoon pie filling evenly over cream cheese mixture.
  • Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture and walnuts on top of pie filling.
  • Bake 40 to 45 minutes longer, or until golden brown on cookie sheet.
  • Cool about 30 minutes.
  • Chill 2 hours or overnight (this is the hard part, waiting -- but worth it!).
  • Remove sides of pan and place on serving plate to serve! YUMMY!
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