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Wayne Riley

 

White Chocolate Cheesecake

1 cup unsalted butter
2 cups vanilla wafer cookie crumbs
2 tbsp. sugar
10 oz. good quality white chocolate, chopped
3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese
3 eggs


Melt 1/2 cup butter in a small saucepan over low heat or in microwave.
Allow remaining 1/2 cup butter to soften at room temperature.
Mix together cookie crumbs, sugar, and 1/2 cup melted butter.
Pat mixture in bottom and up sides of buttered 10-inch springform pan.
Freeze covered 30 minutes.

Preheat oven 350. Set springform pan containing crust on a baking
Melt chocolate in top of a double boiler or in a small saucepan over a larger pot
of simmering water. Remove from heat and cool five minutes.
Beat chocolate and cream cheese in a large bowl until smooth.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating until incorporated.
Beat 1/2 cup softened butter into mixture until thoroughly blended.
Pour batter into prepared pan over crust.
Place baking sheet with pan in middle rack of oven.
Bake one hour until cheesecake puffs up and knife inserted off-center comes out clean.
Cheesecake center will continue to cook and become firm once removed from oven
and cake will sink as it cools.
Place baking sheet with pan on wire rack.
Cool to room temperature.

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This is a collection of recipes that Wayne enjoyed, we make no claims as to their origin.