Slow Cooker Pear Cheesecake

By : | 0 Comments | On : March 17, 2013 | Category : Desserts, Slow Cooker Recipes

slow cooker pear cheesecake

Ingredients :

  • 8 oz (240 g) reduced-fat cream cheese,room temperature
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 large egg,beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pear,peeled and thinly sliced
  • Ginger Crumb Crust ( see recipe below)
  • chopped candied ginger,as garnish
  • Gingersnap Crumb Crust:
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup gingersnap cookie crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons melted margarine
  • 3 tablespoons honey

Directions :

  1. In mixing bowl,combine cream cheese,sugar,all-purpose flour and salt.
  2. Beat until smooth.
  3. Stir in sour cream,beaten egg,and vanilla.
  4. Arrange pear slices on crust in springform pan.
  5. Pour filling over pears.
  6. Spray inside of slow cooker with cooking spray.
  7. Place cheesecake in slow cooker.
  8. Cover,placing 3 layers of paper towels under lid and cook on high-heat setting for 3¬Ĺ-4 hours.
  9. Turn off heat and let stand,covered in crock pot for 1 hour.
  10. Remove slow cooker pear cheesecake from crock pot and cool on wire rack.
  11. Place in refrigerator for 8 hours.
  12. Garnish with candied ginger.

Gingersnap Crumb Crust

  1. In springform pan,combine all ingredients,except honey.
  2. Mix well and add enough honey for mixture to stick together.
  3. Pat mixture evenly on bottom and 1-inch (2.5 cm) up side of pan.
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