Premier White Lemony Cheesecake

Premier White Lemony Cheesecake

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
50 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
120 mins
Yields:
12 to 16 servings

Premier white baking bars give this elegant and lemony cheesecake a smooth and creamy consistency. Try this in the Spring, Easter or a bridal shower -- to rave reviews.

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • CHEESECAKE
  • 3 bars (12 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Baking Bar, broken into small pieces *
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 large egg

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Lightly grease 9-inch springform pan.

FOR CRUST:
BEAT
butter and sugar in small mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in flour, egg yolk and salt. Press mixture onto bottom and 1 inch up side of prepared pan.

BAKE for 14 to 16 minutes or until crust is set.

FOR CHEESECAKE:
MICROWAVE
baking bars and cream in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. If pieces retain some of their original shape, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Cool to room temperature.

BEAT cream cheese, lemon juice, lemon peel and salt in large mixer bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in melted baking bars. Beat in egg whites and whole egg. Pour into crust.

BAKE for 35 to 40 minutes or until edge is lightly browned. Run knife around edge of cheesecake. Cool completely on wire rack. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove side of springform pan. Garnish as desired.

* NOTE: May use 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Premier White Morsels instead of baking bars.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 to 16 servings of recipe
  • Calories 440
  • Calories from Fat 280

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 32g 48%
  • Saturated Fat 22g 108%
  • Cholesterol 105mg 35%
  • Sodium 270mg 11%
  • Carbohydrates 34g 11%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 19g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 6%

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