Dessert

Strawberry Cheesecake with Tot Crust

  • Ready Time: 60min
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  • Prep Time: 15min
    Cook Time: 45min
  • Cuisine: American
  • Serves: 12
    Prep Method: Baked
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Description

Recipe by: Potatoes USA

Rich and Creamy Vanilla Cheesecake is topped with strawberries and cream baked on a sweetened crust made from buttery tots.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Frozen Tots
  • 3 tablespoons Unsalted butter
  • ½ cup Granulated Sugar
  • 4 pkg. (8 ounces) Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 4 each Large Eggs
  • ½ tablespoon Vanilla
  • 1 cup Fresh Strawberries, sliced
  • As Needed Strawberry Glaze (Optional)
  • As Needed Whipped Cream (Optional)

Preparation
Prep Time: 15min | Cook Time: 45min

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F
  2. Arrange the tater tots on a baking sheet and bake them until crispy about 12-15 minutes. While the tater tots are baking make the Cheesecake filling.
  3. Place the 4 packages of cream cheese and 1 cup sugar in a bowl, using a hand mixer or a stand mixer beat the cream cheese and the sugar until smooth. With the mixer running on low speed add the eggs one at a time until the batter is smooth.  Add the vanilla. Set the cheesecake filling aside.
  4. Remove the tots from the oven and lower the oven temp to 325 °F. Chop the tots into small pieces. Place into a bowl and combine with the melted butter and 1/2 cup of sugar.  Place the chopped tater tots into the bottom of a springform cheesecake pan, press the tots down slightly to compact the crust.  Pour the cheesecake batter on top of the crust and place the cheesecake into the 325 °F oven.  Allow the cheesecake to bake for 45 minutes.
  5. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and allow it to cool under refrigeration for at least 4 hours.
  6. Top the cheesecake with fresh strawberries, whipped cream and strawberry glaze if desired.

Notes

  • Nutritionals are based on one serving.
  • This recipe can be modified for a much shorter prep time by using a purchased “No-Bake Cheesecake Filling” Simply follow the steps for the crust, then pour the filling on top. Allow to sit for 15 minutes in the fridge, before slicing and serving.

Nutrition

Calories490
Fat31g
Sodium470mg
Cholesterol165
Vitamin C9mg
Carbohydrates44g
Protein8g
Potassium138mg
Sugar31g

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