Strawberry Cheesecake

by Todd Leonard CEC on October 26, 2012
Todd Leonard CEC
Overall Rating: 5/5 | Kids Rating: 0/5


Enjoy this summer cheesecake any day of the year! THRIVE is always in season.

Serves: 12

Prep Time: 30 min

Cook Time: 60 min

Total Time: 90 min

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* Adjusting the servings on a recipe adjusts only the first measurement for each ingredient, and does not adjust any measurements in the directions.


  • 1 1/2 c. Water
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 3 c. THRIVE Strawberry Slices - Freeze DriedTHRIVE Strawberry Slices - Freeze Dried
  • 1/2 c. Cane Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Cornstarch
  • 1/4 c. Cane Sugar
  • 1/4 c. Butter, melted
  • 24 oz. cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp. Whole Egg Powder + 6 tbsp. water
  • 1 c. Graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 c. Cane Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

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  1. Mix water with 1 tsp. vanilla, strawberries, ½ c. sugar, and cornstarch. Heat over medium-high heat until thick and syrupy and let cool.
  2. Combine ¼ c. sugar, graham cracker crumbs, and butter. Press into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake crust at 350F for 10 minutes.
  3. Combine cream cheese, ¾ c. sugar, and vanilla in electric mixer and blend well. Add one egg at a time while mixing.
  4. Pour into pan over crust and top with strawberry mixture. Bake cake at 300 for 60 minutes; let cool for several hours.

To make cheesecake bars, make 1½ batches of recipe and use a standard cookie sheet instead of a springform pan.