How to Make Homemade Blueberry Cheesecake

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Items you will need

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • Bowl
  • 2 baking pans

Fruit-flavored cheesecakes are popular desserts that make great snacks as well. A simple homemade blueberry cheesecake can be made with fresh or frozen blueberries. The berries are best in season, which is late summer.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Blend together the cream cheese, sugar, egg, vanilla extract and cornstarch. Mix until completely smooth. Pour into a baking dish.

Step 3

Let bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, stir and set aside.

Step 4

Stir together the graham crackers and melted butter until firm.

Step 5

Press the graham cracker mix into the bottom of another baking pan. Layer on the bottom smoothly.

Step 6

Pour the cheesecake on the graham cracker crust and spread out evenly.

Step 7

Place back in the oven for 10 minutes.

Step 8

Take the cheesecake out of the oven and let sit for five minutes. Add the blueberries on top of the cheesecake.

Step 9

Refrigerate for an hour before serving.

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