Vanilla Mousse Cheesecake

This is not your mother’s cheesecake: It's the classic dessert topped with a fluffy, whipped layer of vanilla mousse. Sorry, Mom...but you always said to go the extra mile.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 40 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened, divided
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. vanilla, divided
  • 3 egg s
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 325ºF.

2

Mix wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.

3

Beat 3 pkg. cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and 1 Tbsp. vanilla with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.

4

Bake 50 to 55 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely in pan.

5

Beat remaining cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer in large bowl until blended. Whisk in whipped topping; spread over cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours. Remove rim of pan before serving cheesecake.