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  1. PHILADELPHIA Vanilla Bean Mousse Cheesecake

PHILADELPHIA Vanilla Bean Mousse Cheesecake

06:15:00 16 servings, 1 piece (98 g) each
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16 servings, 1 piece (98 g) each

This creamy cheesecake boasts a crushed wafer crust and a layer of sweetened cream cheese and whipped topping.

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Combine wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Beat 3 pkg. cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla extract in large bowl with mixer until blended. Use sharp knife to gently split vanilla bean pod lengthwise in half, then scrape seeds into cheesecake batter. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 50 to 55 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim.
  • Beat remaining cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract with mixer in large bowl until blended. Whisk in Cool Whip; spread over cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours.

Special Extra

Garnish with fresh berries just before serving.


Substitute foil-lined 13x9-inch pan for the springform pan. Mix crust ingredients as directed, using 55 vanilla wafers (crushed to make about 2 cups crumbs) and 1/4 cup butter. Press onto bottom of prepared pan; cover with prepared filling. Bake 45 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool completely in pan. Spread with Cool Whip mixture. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use ends of foil to remove cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.

How to Press Crumb Mixture onto Bottom of Pan to Make Crust

Use bottom of dry measuring cup to press crumb mixture onto bottom of pan.


Prepare recipe as directed, omitting the vanilla bean and using 1 Tbsp. (3 tsp.) vanilla extract. Add 2 tsp. vanilla extract to cheesecake batter and 1 tsp. vanilla extract to flavour cheesecake topping as directed.


  • 16 servings, 1 piece (98 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 piece (98 g) each
Calories 350
% Daily Value
Total fat 26g
Saturated fat 16g
Cholesterol 120mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 21g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 8 %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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