Spring Breeze Cheesecake Pie Recipe
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Spring Breeze Cheesecake Pie Recipe

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I combined two of my favorites (cheesecake and rhubarb) to come up with this mouthwatering dessert. It’s so creamy and colorful. Everyone who tries it likes it.—Deanna Taylor, Ainsworth, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 423 calories, 25 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 222 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Set aside 1/2 cup whipped topping for garnish; cover and refrigerate. Beat 1/2 cup whipped topping into cream cheese mixture; fold in remaining whipped topping. Spoon into the crust. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. For topping, in a large saucepan, bring the rhubarb, sugar and cinnamon to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-8 minutes or until rhubarb is tender.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth. Gradually stir into rhubarb mixture. Return to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Cut pie into slices; top with rhubarb sauce and reserved whipped topping. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Spring Breeze Cheesecake Pie in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 423 calories, 25 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 222 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 7, 2012

"great pie!!!! even with canned pie filling :)"

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Reviewed Jun. 12, 2010

"This is such a yummy pie. I have made this several times, and always to rave reviews!~ Theresa"

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