Monday, November 24, 2014

My Mom's Cherry Cheesecake


My mom makes the most delicious cheesecake on the planet. It is seriously so good and pretty easy to make too.

What You Need:

1 (9-inch)       sugar cookie pie crust (graham is so last year)
8 ounce          block of cream cheese, softened
14 ounce        sweetened  condensed milk (not to be confused with evaporated milk)
1/2 cup           lemon juice (from concentrate, don't get crazy with real lemons)
1 teaspoon     vanilla extract
21 ounces      canned cherry pie filling (chilled)

How You Make It:

step 1.    in a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
step 2.    slowly mix in sweetened condensed milk, continue mixing until smooth.
step 3.    stir in lemon and vanilla.
step 4.    pour mixture into crust and chill for 3 hours.
step 5.    top with cherries and grab a spoon. it's too good to share.

You can definitely eat the cheesecake without any toppings, or you can put some other random fruit on there. Whatever you want to do will be delicious. If you end up making this, let me know. My mom will be thrilled to hear about it!

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