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Horizon Organic Sunburst Cheesecake

One of our most-requested recipes.
6-8 Servings
Prep time: 
45-50 Minutes
Cooking time: 
2 Hours


1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon or plain
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3 Tbsp. sugar
6 Tbsp. Horizon Organic unsalted butter, melted
40 ounces Horizon Organic spreadable cream cheese, room temperature
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup flour
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 tsp. freshly grated lemon, orange or lime peel
6 large Horizon Organic eggs
1/2 cup Horizon Organic sour cream
1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch or arrowroot
1/2 Tbsp. Horizon Organic unsalted butter
1/2 cup orange juice
1/3 cup each, fresh: sliced strawberries, blueberries, sliced peaches, sliced kiwis


Crust: Combine graham cracker crumbs with cinnamon and sugar. Mix in melted butter. Press into bottom and sides of 10-inch springform pan.

Filling: Preheat oven to 500 degrees. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese on high speed, scraping down sides of bowl so cheese is mixed thoroughly. Add sugar, flour, vanilla and citrus peel, blending thoroughly. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in sour cream. Pour into unbaked crust. Bake at 500 degrees for 12 minutes. Lower heat to 200 degrees and bake an additional 60 minutes. Turn off heat and cool cheesecake in oven for 60 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before refrigerating. Cover and refrigerate overnight before topping with glaze and fruit.

Orange Glaze: Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in cornstarch or arrowroot. Whisk in orange juice and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil one minute. Cool to room temperature. To serve, spoon over cooled cheesecake and top with fresh fruit.

Nutrition Information

Calories 644; Total Fat 44g; Saturated Fat 30g; Cholesterol 229mg; Sodium 440mg; Carbohydrate 51g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 40g; Protein 11g; Vitamin A 28% DV; Vitamin C 20% DV; Calcium 10% DV; Iron 6% DV.

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