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Eggnog Cheese Pie Recipe

This is a specialty holiday dessert as rich and smooth as cheesecake but with the twist of Eggnog!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups crushed chocolate wafers (about 30 wafers)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1/4 teaspoon rum extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons eggnog
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon rum extract

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Add eggs; beat on low speed until combined. Beat in eggnog and extract. Pour into crust.
  • 3. Bake at 325° for 45-55 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate overnight.
  • 4. In a small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Add the eggnog, confectioners' sugar and extract; beat until stiff peaks form. Cut pie into slices; dollop with topping. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared eggnog.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 442 calories, 32 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 158 mg cholesterol, 264 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.