Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

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Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

On Presidents Day, I always think about the old cherry tree that George Washington cut down…is it a true story or false?  Who knows but it has become a true American legend.  Being the recipe junkie that I am my thought process goes like this…Presidents Day…George Washington and Abraham Lincoln…George Washington…cherry tree…cherry cheesecake recipe!  It’s as simple as that!  😉  Just like this recipe!  I  have never made this recipe but I have had it many, many times!  The reason being, my husband is the one who bakes it.  I sure can’t complain.  It’s delicious, creamy and there is not much else you need in a cheesecake!

Give this recipe a try for Presidents Day or for any day and I am sure you will enjoy it!

4.19 from 48 votes
Cherry Cheesecake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

This Cherry Cheesecake Recipe is delicious, creamy and there is not much else you need in a cheesecake!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake
Servings: 10
Calories: 578 kcal
Author: Gigi
for the crust:
  • 16 graham crackers crushed
  • 3/4 sugar
  • 1/4 stick butter
for the cheesecake:
  • 2 8 oz cream cheese packages
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 21 oz. can cherry pie filling
  1. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  2. In large bowl, blend cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Pour mixture over crust.
  3. Bake 25 – 30 minutes at 350. The cheesecake will be done when the center is firm. Let cool and pour cherries on top.
Nutrition Facts
Cherry Cheesecake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 578
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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