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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

As a dairy farmer’s wife, I have experience making cheesecake. In fact, most anything containing milk products is tasty in my book. If I’m out of cream cheese, it’s time to go to the grocery store! —Wendy Barkman, Breezewood, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the sour cream, flour and vanilla. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Fold in the chips. Pour over crust.
  • 3. In a microwave, melt raspberry jam; stir until smooth. Drop by teaspoonfuls over batter; cut through batter with a knife to swirl.
  • 4. Place pan on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square). Securely wrap foil around pan. Place in a large baking pan; add 1 in. of hot water to larger pan.
  • 5. Bake at 325° for 80-85 minutes or until center is just set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 403 calories, 23g fat (13g saturated fat), 97mg cholesterol, 211mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

Reviews for White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 240623
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2015

"Made this for a holiday party and it was a big hit! Came out as pretty as the picture as well."

lvarner User ID: 35803 219401
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2015

"This is a great recipe! It's so pretty too. This is a nice recipe to make for a special occasion, such as Valentine's Day."

luvtotaste User ID: 1517031 216512
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2014

"This cheesecake was a success for our Christmas eve dessert!! Several family members wanted to take a piece or two home for later but there was nothing left!! I put raspberry jelly in between and and on top of the cheesecake batter and it turned out perfect!! Definitely a keeper!!"

Hetti Bennie User ID: 4347325 215423
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"Wonderful! the only thing I did differently was to use raspberry pie and pastry filling and added it in the middle as well as on the top. Everyone loved it!"

Worshipguy User ID: 6391761 63167
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2014

"I made this for a Christmas party and everyone raved about it! It is the best cheesecake I have ever made by far and I've made my fair share. Definitely a keeper!"

missalyssa User ID: 5635468 155179
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2014

"I won't make this again. Would be better with a true raspberry sauce. The jam was not very impressive."

kramerstacey15 User ID: 5709757 68465
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

"I followed the recipe to the letter. After 40 minutes the cheesecake was overbrowned. I covered it with foil the rest of the time. It sure didn't look like the picture. Cracked terrible and I was not sure it got done in the middle. The raspberrysmelled divine and it did taste good. I will have to try again."

joyceboyle User ID: 6544160 81800
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"This is such a good cheese cake,tastes great and looks just like the picture,I wish TOH would let us all know what recipies are freezable."

mbatts User ID: 7501736 153831
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2013

"Ever since I made this cheesecake last year my husband requests it for every holiday. I cut down on the white chocolate and add a little more raspberry."

zoeyradar User ID: 7549419 82429
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2013

"love this reciepe"

NanZim User ID: 3929200 87475
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

"My husband and I enjoy Thankgiving dinner with his aunt and uncle each year. I have baked a cheesecake to take with us for the past 20 years. I made this one just this past holiday. It got excellent reviews and it looked pretty too."

leah.cahill User ID: 4539169 207746
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

"Very good. It didn't last long! I'd make this again."

work2buy User ID: 4243833 207745
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013

"This is my "go to" cheesecake recipe, especially during fresh raspberry season. I love it! I've used it for bridal showers, family gatherings and other special occasions. I even eat it for no occasion. Thank you for sharing it."

ldrn1107 User ID: 6444428 82428
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2013

"Have made this recipe several times and it is always a hit!!! One of the most requested of my co-workers for birthdays!!! Love this cheesecake!!"

Carissa Joy User ID: 3167722 155176
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2013

"This was my first time making a cheesecake and it couldn't have turned out better! I will definitely be making this again."

redmonc1 User ID: 3906907 157314
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"WOW! My first attempt, and it turned out perfect!!. THe only change was that I used apricot preserves instead of rasberry."

sowens5 User ID: 1009034 108839
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"This a keeper! Made this for a dinner party. It was a huge it! Easy to make."

sowens5 User ID: 1009034 137242
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"This a keeper! Made this for a dinner party. It was a huge it! Easy to make"

BakerAtHome User ID: 6636098 161899
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2013

"I have made his recipe a few times and everyone loves it.

Every time I talk about making a cheesecake my sister says I should make this one."

SAWZBELLA User ID: 7056091 138735
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

""This is the best cheesecake I've ever had"....was the review at Christmas dinner today. Can't get much better than that! And coming from a man who likes to eat well!

Fairly easy, be sure to read through and save yourself some time. I had a 10" pan which worked just fine. Cooking time was a bit longer....but in the wee hours I didn't keep track (sorry). I garnished with fresh raspberries. Some thought there should be a sauce, but my best personal reviewer said, "It's so moist it doesn't need a sauce"."

skicoors User ID: 1541567 68427
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2012

"This recipe soooo good!!! This is the best cheesecake I have ever had, and my family agrees! Will be making this again and again!"

CWyatt User ID: 3826639 138728
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2012

"Perfect and easy to make!"

dbeauche User ID: 4406338 207744
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2012

"This was fantastic! I added a second layer of raspberry jam in the center. I also used a shortbread crust instead of graham."

Favablues User ID: 6033826 82427
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2012

"This is my family's favorite!! We all LOVE this cheesecake."

kotto321 User ID: 6729824 68425
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2012

"I don't know if it was my oven or the recipe but I only cooked this cheesecake for 70 minutes and it was overcooked and overbrowned. I tried a piece though and it was great. The only modification I made was melting white chocolate baking bars and adding it instead of the white chocolate chips."

Favablues User ID: 6033826 157839
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

"I made this cheesecake for a homecoming party and everyone loved it. I'm going to make another one today!!"

Sherrieboudinot User ID: 604277 155097
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"This was excellent!! May put some raspberry in the middle of the filling or a little extra next time. Made for Easter dinner, delicious!"

debssite User ID: 4344948 136405
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"Made this for a Christmas party. Now it is all I'm allowed to bring."

reallycookin User ID: 6382876 76033
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2011

"I make this ALL of the time for a gal that I work with and she always comes back with rave reviews with the people that she shared it with..but instead of raspberry jam I use real raspberries verrrry yummy! I cook the raspberries and 1/2 cup of sugar

down and then thicken with cornstartch and push that through a wire sieve and I save some to make a topping..this raspberry sauce powdered sugar and Nestle premelted chocolate and drizzle on top of cake when the cake is cooled. very pretty."

lovsscones User ID: 5985216 137231
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2011

"My first attempt at making cheesecake and after making and tasting this cheesecake I am never going to buy one again. Wonderful!!"

renalou1 User ID: 5757900 68424
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2011

"This was my first cheesecake that I have made and it turned out great!"

kjirstinep User ID: 2736332 155094
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

"Have made this many, many times and often shared the recipe. A huge favorite at my house!"

BecNiz User ID: 5971527 153830
Reviewed May. 21, 2011

"I love the white chocolate raspberry cheesecake from Olive Garden and I was hoping this would taste similar... and it did! I used chocolate graham crackers instead of regular for the crust."

fergysbabe User ID: 5907765 76015
Reviewed May. 2, 2011

"I have made this cheesecake at least 20-30 times. It is the overall favorite with family and friends. I use crushed Nilla Wafers instead of the graham cracker crust. I have to make 2 at one time, so my husband will have one if I am giving the other away."

bfarrar User ID: 5425986 82425
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"Everyone who ate this cheesecake just loved it! I would definitely make it again!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 1289836 108838
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2011

"This is our favorite cheesecake, hands down. Everyone we serve it to loves it as well!"

rhiler User ID: 2066529 161898
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"The best cheesecake I've ever made. Everyone loved it!"

admiller User ID: 5217039 157311
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2010

"I love this dessert. I've been making this cheesecake for the past 2 years for our candlelight dessert at church. It always bakes up perfectly and they all want the recipe."

zmarie User ID: 1401063 137228
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

"Everyone who tastes this says "it's the best cheesecake I've ever eaten"- I used homemade triple berry jam as a substitution."

ymbsb User ID: 4729743 138727
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2010

"This is soooo easy and very delicious.. My family loved it and everyone wants it at every holiday meal."

trishtheturk User ID: 1701299 137223
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2009

"I make this recipe for my first baked cheesecake ever and it turned out so beautilful and tasted so good. My family loved it and thought i had made many before haha nice to show off. (I froze the rest of the cheesecake for later and it still tasted as good as fresh baked. Also i cooked it in a bath of water- so nice!)"

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