Tuesday, May 19, 2009

May's Cheesecake of the Month

Now that it is starting to warm up I think a nice tangy citrus cheesecake would be appropriate so this month cheesecake is an oldy but goody around my house.

Key Lime Cheesecake

2 pkg. cream cheese
1 tsp. key lime peel*
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. sugar
3 tbs fresh key lime juice*
2 eggs
1 honey maid pie crust
1 c. cool whip

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Beat cream cheese, sugar, peel, lime juice and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, mix until just blended. Pour into crust.

Bake 40 mins. or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate at least 3 hrs. overnight if possible. Top w/ cool whip just before serving.

*You can substitute regular limes if key limes aren't available (turns out just as good. )


  1. This looks really good, and easy to make! I'll have to give it a try soon. Thanks!

  2. (looks down at wet keyboard)oops drool. that looks yummy!

  3. Oh my fav!!!! Reminds me of making DH drive to key west while on our honeymoon so I could have some because it had to be the best there right??? LOL, yum. And Banana Cream last month, you're killing me. I so want it all :)