FRESH BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE WITH HOMEMADE CRUST

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Fresh Blueberry Topping
2 cups fresh blueberries (you could use frozen)
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
 
Combine all topping ingredients except lemon juice and bring to boil on top of the stove stirring constantly so as not to burn.  Cook for 2 minutes to thicken.  Remove from stove, stir in lemon juice and let cool.  Pour over cheesecake after it has been refrigerated for 3 hours. 
 
Keep this blueberry cheesecake refrigerated.  Makes about 10 to 12 servings. Enjoy!  Note:  You could use any fresh fruit with this recipe such as strawberries or blackberries.
 
Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake with Homemade Crust
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
45 mins

This recipe is one of our most popular. Easy to make and absolutely delicious! Great reviews on this one.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: blueberry cheesecake, homemade blueberry cheesecake
Servings10 servings
AuthorThe Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients
Nutty Graham Cracker Crust

1 cup graham cracker crumbs Can roll with rolling pin or use food processor until finely ground

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oatsCould use quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup ground walnuts or nuts of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine or 8 tablespoons melted
Cream Cheese Filling
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk (Not evaporated milk)
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Fresh Blueberry Topping
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries you could use frozen
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

Crust Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and press into a sprayed 8 x 8 inch baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 10 to 12 minutes. Remove and let cool.
Filling Instructions

Combine ingredients and mix on high for 3 or 4 minutes. Pour over cooled crust. Refrigerate for 3 hours. Then add topping.

Blueberry Topping instructions
  1. Combine all topping ingredients except lemon juice and bring to boil on top of the stove stirring constantly so as not to burn. Cook for 2 minutes to thicken. Remove from stove, stir in lemon juice and let cool. Pour over cheesecake after it has been refrigerated for 3 hours.
Recipe Notes

Keep this blueberry cheesecake refrigerated. Makes about 10 to 12 servings. Enjoy! Note: You could use any fresh fruit with this recipe such as strawberries or blackberries.

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