Cheesecake Recipes

Find easy and decadent cheesecake recipes: from creamy, smooth chocolate to classic New York-style to light and fresh strawberry, Allrecipes has all your favorites in one place.

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How to Make Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Chef John serves it topped with a dollop of whipped cream and toasted pepitas.
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Autumn Cheesecake

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Topped with cinnamon-sugared apple slices, this cheesecake is perfect for fall.

Isolde's German Cheesecake

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This is an authentic German cheesecake recipe from my friend Isolde, a dear friend and coworker, gave to me many years ago. Quark is found in Germany and parts of Europe. If you cannot find quark you may substitute fromage frais, yogurt cheese, mascarpone, 2 parts ricotta plus 1 part sour cream, or strained cottage cheese.

Praline Cheesecake

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Creamy, rich, nutty, butterscotch flavor. To serve, put a dollop of sweetened whipped cream on each slice. Add at least 1 pecan, or better yet, add a few.

Baked Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake

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This is an extremely rich chocolate cheesecake with a distinct caramel flavor (not a layer of caramel). Eat more than a sliver only at your own risk.

Apple Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

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Caramel apple meets cheesecake in this recipe that gives you a neat twist on either dessert ideal for an autumnal dinner!

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

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Love lemon meringue pie and cheesecake? Well this is the best of both worlds. Great any time of year and sure to impress your guests.

Apricot Cheesecake

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I entertain frequently. My guests always expect me to create something new, a real showstopper! Here is my latest creation. Decorate with whipped cream just before serving.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

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If you love chocolate chip cookie dough straight out of the batter bowl or in ice cream, you'll love this next recipe! A small piece goes a long way! It's well worth the work!

Persimmon Cheesecake

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This light and delicious cheesecake is made with fresh persimmons and a walnut crust.

Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake with Almond Pecan Crust

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This recipe is a yummy and rich-tasting cross between my decades-old cheesecake recipe and pumpkin pie, converted to be low-carb. I also use low-fat cream cheese to reduce the amount of fat. It's wonderful for Thanksgiving, or just for fun anytime. Unless you tell people it's low-carb, they'll never guess!

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake

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A great alternative to pumpkin pie, especially for those cheesecake fans out there. Serve topped with whipped cream.
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Inspiration and Ideas

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Step-by-Step Tips for Making Cheesecakes

Check out these recipes and how-to tips for smooth, creamy, perfect cheesecakes.

Butter Pecan Cheesecake

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I have made this cheesecake for years and it is always a big hit. Note: you will need a springform pan. It freezes well; thaw in refrigerator before serving.