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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 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, trace fiber), 6g protein

Reviews for White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

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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."

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."

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!!"

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!"

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!"

Reviewed Feb. 28, 2014

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

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."

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."

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."

Reviewed Dec. 20, 2013

"love this reciepe"

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."

Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

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

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."

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!!"

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."

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."

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

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

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

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

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."

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"."

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!"

Reviewed Oct. 18, 2012

"Perfect and easy to make!"

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."

Reviewed Oct. 2, 2012

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

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."

Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

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

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!"

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

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

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."

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!!"

Reviewed Jun. 23, 2011

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

Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

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

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."

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."

Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

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

Reviewed Jan. 13, 2011

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

Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

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

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."

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."

Reviewed Apr. 4, 2010

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

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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