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Tiramisu Cheesecake Dessert Recipe
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Tiramisu Cheesecake Dessert Recipe

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"I wasn't a big fan of tiramisu until I tried this recipe with its distinctive cheesecake- and coffee-flavored layers. It's one of my favorite desserts to make during the fall." —Christie Nelson Taylorville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafers
  • 5 teaspoons instant coffee granules, divided
  • 3 tablespoons hot water, divided
  • 4 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • 1 tablespoon baking cocoa

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 536 calories, 37 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 171 mg cholesterol, 343 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Layer half of the wafers in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, dissolve 2 teaspoons coffee granules in 2 tablespoons hot water; brush 1 tablespoon mixture over wafers.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in sour cream. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until blended. Remove half of the filling to another bowl. Dissolve remaining coffee granules in remaining hot water; stir into one portion of filling. Spread over wafers.
  3. Layer remaining wafers over top; brush with remaining dissolved granules. Spread with remaining filling.
  4. Bake 40-45 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes. Loosen sides from dish with a knife. Cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight, covering when completely cooled.
  5. To serve, spread with whipped topping. Dust with cocoa. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Tiramisu Cheesecake Dessert in Taste of Home August/September 2008, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 536 calories, 37 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 171 mg cholesterol, 343 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2015

"This was really good. The only thing I changed was to use real whipped cream from scratch. I stopped using frozen whip topping years ago, so any recipe that calls for it I just whip my own."

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Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015

"I made this for my son's birthday- - I did not use the cool whip but just served it plain. It was a big hit!!!"

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2015

"I've made this recipe several times and take it to potlucks and I always get rave reviews. It's excellent. Cazza31, I believe "whipped topping" means Cool Whip--artificial whipped cream. I do not use it. I whip heavy cream and add some sugar and use that instead."

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2015

"What do you mean by whipped topping, we don't know that expression in New Zealand. Thanks, Cazza"

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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2015

"I have made this several times and enjoy it immensely every time. We don't keep instant coffee granules on hand, so I make it with espresso. I keep the cream cheese to coffee ratio the same for consistency's sake, but I usually put more espresso in the cookies since we like it for the coffee flavor. As far as the texture (as referred to in other comments), it doesn't have the same texture as cheesecake nor as tiramisu, but it's quite good anyway!"

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