Strawberry Preserve-Topped Cheesecake

23  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Ready to bake in just 20 minutes, this luscious graham-cracker-crusted cheesecake is topped with strawberry preserves just before serving.

Strawberry Preserve-Topped Cheesecake Recipe


  • 1 cup HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup strawberry preserves


  • Preheat  oven to 325°F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 300°F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Mix crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • Beat  cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Add vanilla; mix well. Pour over crust.
  • Bake  50 to 55 minutes or until center is almost set. (Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is almost set if using a dark nonstick springform pan.) Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim of pan. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Top with preserves just before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseBalance your food choices throughout the day so you can enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent cheesecake with your loved ones.

SubstitutePrepare as directed, substituting strawberry jam or thawed frozen strawberries in syrup for the strawberry preserves.

Make AheadPrepare and bake cheesecake as directed. Cool completely. (Do not top with preserves.) Wrap tightly. Freeze up to 2 months. Thaw in refrigerator before serving. Top with preserves just before serving.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 410 
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Saturated fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 120 mg
  • Sodium 330 mg
  • Carbohydrate 42 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 29 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Vitamin A 15 %DV
  • Vitamin C 6 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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