Strawberries & Creme Cheesecake
1 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
1 package (12 ounces) Strawberries & Creme Signatures Treasures
3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
1 container (16 oz.) sour cream
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
For Crust: Grease bottom and side of 9-inch springform pan. Combine graham cracker crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Place in freezer for 5 minutes.
For Cheesecake: Set aside 12 Nestlé Treasures to use for garnish. Unwrap and cut remaining Treasures in quarters.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large mixer bowl until fluffy. Beat in vanilla extract. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sprinkle cut Nestlé Treasures over bottom of crust to 1/2-inch from edge. Pour filling into crust.
BAke for 50 minutes or until center is set and edges begin to crack. Cool on wire rack for 2 minutes before adding sour cream topping.
For Topping: Combine sour cream, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in medium bowl; mix well. Spread over surface of warm cheesecake. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove side of springform pan. Garnish each slice with 1 unwrapped whole Treasure. Makes 12 servings