If you’re looking for a show-stopping dessert, look no further. While it’s a bit of work making cheesecake from scratch, it’s a classic and decadent way to impress your guests. This cheesecake is rich and silky and would be delicious enough on its own. But the cherry topping takes it to a whole new level when you use Seal the Seasons cherries. Not only do they deliver farm fresh taste, they’re also already pitted and washed – which eliminates a lot of the prep work. 

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Cherry Cheesecake Recipe


  • Author: Seal the Seasons Staff
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Ingredients

FOR THE CHEESECAKE

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (10 crackers)
  • 1 Tbsp sugar6 Tbsp (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 pounds cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 whole extra-large eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 extra-large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

FOR THE TOPPING

  • 4 Cups Seal the Seasons Cherries
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tsp Almond Extract
  • 2 Tbsp sugar