Rich and luscious cheesecake. The crust is made with zwieback crumbs and the filling is made with dry curd cottage cheese. You may substitute ricotta if you prefer.
1 (4 ounce) package zwieback toast
1/2 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 cup margarine, melted
3 1/4 cups dry small curd cottage cheese
1 cup white sugar
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 pinch salt
1 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Crush zwieback into crumbs. In a medium bowl, combine zwieback crumbs, 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon and melted margarine. Mix well and press into the bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan.
2 In a large bowl, cream cottage cheese and 1 1/4 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour and salt. Mix in cream and vanilla.
3 Pour batter into crust and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour. Cool completely before removing from pan.