Eggnog Cheesecake II

This is the perfect Christmas cheesecake.

Eggnog Cheesecake II


  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 egg yolks


1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

2 Prepare the crust by mixing together the cookie crumbs, butter and nutmeg. Press into the bottom and 1 1/2 inches up side of a 9 inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

3 Prepare the filling by combining the cream cheese, sugar, flour, rum, and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs one at a time, mixing at low speed after each addition just until blended. Blend in whipping cream and egg yolks; pour into prepared pan.

4 Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 70 minutes or until center is almost set.

5 Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; completely cool cake before removing. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight before serving. Garnish with whipped topping and ground nutmeg if desired.


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