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  1. PHILADELPHIA New York Cheesecake Squares

PHILADELPHIA New York Cheesecake Squares

06:00:00 Makes 24 servings, 1 square (99 g) each.
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Makes 24 servings, 1 square (99 g) each.

The addition of sour cream to the cheesecake batter makes the texture of this New York classic extra rich and creamy.

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  • Heat oven to 325°F.
  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix graham crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, flour and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 40 to 45 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan; top with pie filling.

How to Bake Cheesecake in 9-inch Square Pan or 9-inch Springform Pan

Prepare batter as directed, using 3 eggs, reducing cream cheese to 3 pkg. (250 g each) and reducing sugar and sour cream to 3/4 cup each. (Keep measures of all remaining ingredients the same.) Pour over prepared crust in foil-lined 9-inch square pan. Or, pour over crust in 9-inch springform pan. Bake and refrigerate as directed.

Special Extra

Omit cherry pie filling. Prepare and refrigerate cheesecake as directed. Top with 2 cups mixed berries. Melt 2 Tbsp. strawberry jelly; brush over berries.

Size Wise

Desserts can be enjoyed as part of a healthful eating plan but be mindful of serving size.

Healthy Living

Save 50 calories and 5g of total fat, including 3g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with non-hydrogenated margarine, Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread, light sour cream and light cherry pie filling.


  • Makes 24 servings, 1 square (99 g) each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 24 servings, 1 square (99 g) each.
Calories 260
% Daily Value
Total fat 17g
Saturated fat 10g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 16g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 2 %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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