New York-Style Lemon Cheesecake

See over 40 additional recipes! For even more recipes and methods, get free e-books! This lemon cheesecake recipe is grand.  It makes a fine cheesecake, especially as a formal dessert. New York cheesecake is the standard.  They are rich and thick and dense.  This is made with a touch of lemon in the filling and a lemon topping.  Lemon and cream cheese is a delightful combination. You can make the lemon topping with and lemon curd recipe but it’s quicker and easier to professional pastry filling available on our web site. Additional Recipes and References Free! How to Bake, a …

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Grandma’s Cherry Nut Delight Dessert Recipe

Desserts made with a graham cracker crust and a pie-like filling are always a hit. This one has a creamy filling with added maraschino cherries and chopped nuts. This is a lighter dessert than a cheesecake or most pies and would follow a holiday meal well. The filling is a very pretty pink, consistent with a holiday or party. This is a no-bake dessert. Ingredients 1 cup milk 1 package Knox unflavored gelatin or equal 3 tablespoons cold water 1 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, about 12 crackers 1 8-ounce bottle maraschino cherries, chopped and the …

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Chocolate Cream No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes

Chocolate Cheesecake from The Prepared Pantry

This is a delightful dessert.  It’s a refrigerated dessert made in a graham cracker crust.  Make the filling by whipping cream cheese and Bavarian cream (or vanilla pudding) together. Garnish it with whipped cream and chocolate shavings. For the crust 1 2/3 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup butter, melted 3 tablespoons granulated sugar In a nine-inch springform pan, mix the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar together. Press the mixture across the bottom of the pan and up the sides to form the crust. Put the crust in the refrigerator to set the butter while you mix the …

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Lemon Chiffon Pie

Ingredients 1 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted 1/4 cup sugar 2 cups whipping cream 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest (or zest from half of a lemon) 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 2 drops lemon yellow food color gel or equal (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon flavor (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees if you wish to bake your crumb crust.  Baking helps hold the crust together but is not necessary. In a 9-inch springform pan, mix the graham cracker crumbs and sugar. …

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Strawberry Cream Cheesecake Recipe

We often put strawberries on top of our cheesecakes.  With this recipe, we blend the strawberries into the filling, put strawberries on the cheesecake, and then top it all with whipped cream—sort of like a decadent strawberry shortcake.  Maybe because it reminds of us a strawberry shortcake, we think of this as a springtime dessert but it is great for any season. Additional Recipes and References Free! How to Bake, a free 250 page baking book Free! Easy Cheesecakes from A to Z (Includes “A Cheesecake Troubleshooting Guide) Free! A Manual for No-Bake Cheesecakes Springform Pans from Round to Square …

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Sesame and Oat Cracker Recipe

You make these crackers just like sugar cookies except that you don’t have to decorate them. Roll out the dough, cut them into rounds or shapes, and place them on the baking sheet. For this unusual cracker, you grind roll oats in a food processor or blender—two cups coarse ground oat flour for one cup wheat flour. No wonder it’s a wholesome cracker. The secret of crispy crackers is a long bake, long enough to drive the moisture from the crackers. Ingredients 2 cups quick rolled oats 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/4 …

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How to Make Scrumptious Pies with Frozen Fruit Juice Concentrate

The frozen fruit case at your grocer’s has so many interesting juices and juice combinations that it’s a shame to relegate them only to the juice pitcher. Over the years we’ve learned that with juice concentrates, we can boost flavors or create flavor combinations to make wonderful pies, cobblers, and crisps.   In this article, we’ll tell you three ways that we’ve used frozen concentrates to create exciting new pies and give you sample recipes. Cream cheese pies made with frozen fruit juice Ice cream pies made with frozen fruit juice concentrate Fruit pies made with frozen fruit juice concentrate You’ll …

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Banana Cream Pie in a Vanilla Wafer Crust

We especially love this pie in the summer time; we don’t have to bake it. It goes together quickly and easily and is so scrumptious—ripe bananas, a smooth vanilla custard, and vanilla wafer crumb crust. Mmm . . . This deep-dish pie will be a hit wherever you serve it. And with a crumb crust, you didn’t have to toil away to make it. But don’t tell your guests that. This is one of the relatively few recipes that use egg yolks instead of whole eggs or egg whites. Save the egg whites for meringue cookies or a lemon meringue …

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Do I need to bake my graham cracker crumb crusts?

As far as baking a graham cracker crust before filling it with a cream filling, that is a matter of preference. Either chill the pie shell to set the crust so that it is firm or bake the crust for six to nine minutes at 375 degrees. In a chilled crust, the butter becomes hard to hold the crust. In a baked crust, the heat melts the sugar enough to set the crust. Cool the baked crust before filling. If you use a chilled crust, try this tip for an easier release of the pie slices from the pan: Saturate …

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