Vanilla Mousse Cheesecake

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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A delicious dessert to suit the tastebuds.
cook 20min
cook 16

What's in it


40 Nilla Wafers, finely crushed
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened, divided
1 cup sugar, divided
1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp. vanilla, divided
3 eggs
1 tub (8 oz.) cool whip topping

How to cook it


  • Heat oven to 325 degrees (F)
  • Mix wafer crumbs and butter; press into bottom of 9 in. spring form pan
  • Beat 3 pkg. of cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1 Tbsp. vanilla with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 50-55min or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely in pan.
  • Beat remaining cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer in large bowl until blended. Whisk in.
  • Spread cool whip over cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours. Remove rim of pan before serving cheesecake.
  • Option: Garnish with fresh berries before serving.