Maple Cheesecake

  • Yield 12 servings

"I have been using this maple cheesecake with our award-winning Vermont dark syrup for a long time. The whole family enjoys it. It is fun to make, just 6 ingredients."

Ingredients

Crust:
2 cups honey graham cracker crumbs
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup maple sugar (or substitute 1/4 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring)
Filling:
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup real maple syrup
24 ounces cream cheese, softened

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine all crust ingredients and press into a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Combine filling ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beatuntil very smooth. Pour over the crust.
  4. Bake for 1 hour. Let cool and serve.

Tips From Our Test Kitchen: This cheesecake is great without sauces or fruit. Let the maple syrup flavor wear the crown.

Recipe by Pauline Couture, Westfield, Vt.

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