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  1. Grown-Up Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

Grown-Up Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

06:45:00 16 servings, 1 slice (157 g) each
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16 servings, 1 slice (157 g) each

People tend to get really happy when they see childhood favourites—like peanut butter and jelly—in creamy, luscious cheesecake form.

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  • Heat oven to 325°F.
  • Combine graham crumbs, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 10 min.
  • Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add peanut butter, 1/2 cup sour cream and milk; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture over crust. Bake 1 hour 20 min. or until centre is almost set. Meanwhile, combine 1/2 cup of the remaining sour cream and remaining granulated sugar.
  • Spoon sour cream mixture over cheesecake, carefully spread to cover top of cheesecake to within 1 inch of edge. Bake 5 min. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
  • Cut cheesecake into 16 slices. Microwave jam in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min., stirring after 30 sec. Spoon 1 Tbsp. each of the remaining sour cream and warm jam onto each dessert plate; swirl with knife. Top with cheesecake slice.

Size Wise

Looking for a dessert to serve at a party? Peanut butter and jelly makes a great combination in this cheesecake that serves 16 people.


Prepare using your favourite flavour of seedless jam.

How to Test Cheesecake Doneness

Check cheesecake doneness by gently shaking the pan. If the cheesecake is done, it will be set except for a small area in the centre that will be soft and jiggly. Do not insert a knife into the centre as this may cause the cheesecake to crack during cooling.


  • 16 servings, 1 slice (157 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 slice (157 g) each
Calories 510
% Daily Value
Total fat 33g
Saturated fat 18g
Cholesterol 140mg
Sodium 410mg
Carbohydrate 47g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 40g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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