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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 margarine 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.