Swirled Cranberry Cheesecake

Recipe by Divinemom5
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins




  • Mix cookie crumbs and butter.
  • Press onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of greased 9 inch springform pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • Process cranberry sauce and spices in food processor or blender.
  • Set aside.
  • Beat cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add sugar and cornstarch; beat well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating until just blended.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Pour 1/2 the batter into crust.
  • Spoon 1/2 the cranberry mixture over batter, swirl with knife.
  • Top with remaining batter.
  • Repeat with remaining cranberry mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven to 225 degrees; bake 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; immediately run knife around sides of cheesecake to loosen from pan.
  • Turn oven off; return cheesecake to oven and let cool in oven 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven; cool completely on wire rack.
  • Chill uncovered until ready to serve (cheesecake will continue to firm up as it chills.) Remove sides of pan.
  • Serve.