Cheesecake anyone? Maple syrup and chopped walnuts top this Canadian classic maple cheesecake, making it as pretty as it is scrumptious.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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16 Christie Maple Leaf Cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/3 cup butter, melted
3 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup maple syrup, divided
2 Tbsp. walnut pieces
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine first 3 ingredients; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup syrup in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
Bake 45 to 50 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.
Drizzle with remaining syrup just before serving; top with walnut pieces.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Cheesecake can be made ahead and frozen. Just prepare, bake and cool as directed. Do not add toppings. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and freezer-weight foil; freeze up to 2 months. Remove from freezer the day before serving and place in the refrigerator to thaw. Add toppings just before serving.
Dessert can be part of a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 24 g
Saturated fat 14 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 290 mg
Total carbohydrate 23 g
Dietary fibre 0 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 6 g
Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (74 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.