Venango County Recipe of the Day: Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake

| May 12, 2018

Try this refreshing dessert for your next get-together! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 tbsp. granulated sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
3 – 8-ounce pkgs. softened cream cheese
1 cup granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 – 21-ounce can blueberry pie filling
Fresh blueberries

Directions

~Preheat oven to 375°.

~Blend together graham cracker crumbs, 3 tbsp. sugar,and butter; mix well. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan; set aside.

~Using an electric mixer softened cream cheese until light and fluffy. Gradually add 1 cup sugar; mixing well. Add in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add in vanilla and beat well. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan.

~Spoon blueberry pie filling on top of the batter in a ring pattern about halfway from the edge of the cake. Pour the remaining batter on top. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool to room temperature on a wire rack.

~Loosen the crust from sides of pan and cool 30 minutes more. Remove the sides of the pan; cool cheesecake completely. Cover and chill at least 4 hours before serving.

~Serve with fresh blueberries!

Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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