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Americana Peanut Cheesecake

 Americana Peanut Cheesecake
Need an easy, creamy no-bake cheesecake? Peanut farmer Rosemary Corte, Daphne, Alabama, recommends you try this recipe from the Peanut Advisory Board. It's the ultimate indulgence!
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons chopped salted peanuts, divided
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 4 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, 3/4 cup peanuts and
  • butter. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a greased
  • 9-in. springform pan. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and peanut butter until
  • smooth. Beat in the milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Fold in whipped
  • topping. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Cover and
  • refrigerate for at least 8 hours. Refrigerate overnight. Remove
  • sides of pan.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 372 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 24 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 260 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.