FRESH BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE WITH HOMEMADE CRUST

 

Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake - The Southern Lady Cooks

 

Blueberry Cheesecake with homemade crust is one you will make over and over again. This recipe is a wonderful twist on a classic. The homemade crust really takes this cheesecake to a new level. The crust is made with oats and gives this recipe a wonderful flavor. This dessert is perfect for just about any occasion and on you will make over and over again.

Blueberry cheesecake simple ingredients:

Nutty Graham Cracker Crust

Graham cracker crumbs

Old-fashioned rolled oats (Could use quick-cooking oats)

Ground walnuts or nuts of your choice

Brown sugar

Butter

Cream Cheese Filling (This is like the cherry cream cheese pie filling we have all made before)

Cream cheese

Sweetened condensed milk (Not evaporated milk)

Lemon juice

Vanilla extract

Fresh Blueberry Topping

Fresh blueberries (you could use frozen)

Sugar

Cornstarch

Cinnamon

Nutmeg

Water

Lemon juice

Many quick cheesecakes are made with canned fruit, but this one is made with fresh blueberries and it has such a wonderful flavor. If you like this type of recipe you will also love this delicious Blackberry Cheesecake. We used a premade crust in that recipe but you could easily use this crust recipe to take that easy recipe up a level!

This recipe has been on our website since 2013 and is easily one of our most popular recipes. It has had MILLIONS of views and great comments.

Recipe feedback: “Just made this for the first time and I followed the recipe exactly. This was GOOD! Will definitely make again.” – April

“It was the best no baked cheesecake I have made. Several of my friends commented on how delicious it was and how much they liked the crust! It is definitely a keeper!” – Anne

“I made the blueberry cheesecake with homemade crust for Thanksgiving & it was a favorite of everyone! I want to make another cheesecake for Christmas.” – Chris

“My dad really likes blueberry cheesecake so I made this yesterday for his birthday. Everyone loved it! I did use ground almonds instead of walnuts because that is all that I had at home. Another wonderful recipe – thank you” – Karen

Full printable recipe in recipe card below.

Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake - The Southern Lady Cooks

 
Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake - The Southern Lady Cooks
 
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5 from 13 votes

Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake with Homemade Crust

This recipe is one of our most popular. Easy to make and absolutely delicious! Great reviews on this one. 
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: blueberry cheesecake, homemade blueberry cheesecake
Servings: 10 servings
Author: The 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 oats Could use quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup ground walnuts or nuts of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter 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

  • 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

  • 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.

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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