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Bennigan’s Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe



  • 2 cups Vanilla Wafers or Chocolate Wafers
  • 1/2 cup sifted Confectioner’s Sugar
  • 7 tablespoons melted Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon


  • 5 x 8 ounce package Cream Cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
  • grated zest of 1 Lemon
  • 3 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 tablespoon Flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 5 Eggs
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • large fresh Strawberries



  1. In food processor, crush cookies until very fine.
  2. Place rest of ingredients into the processor bowl.
  3. Mix until well blended.
  4. Pat the crumb mixture into and up the sides of a 9″ springform pan or a pie shell, set aside.


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. In a large bowl or food processor, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla, lemon zest and juice.
  4. In small bowl, mix sugar, flour and salt together; add to cheese mixture.
  5. Add eggs and egg yolks, a tbsp at a time, beating after each addition.
  6. Gently stir in the cream.
  7. Pour batter into crust-line pan.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes; reduce heat to 300°F and continue baking for 55 minutes, or until center tests done.
  9. Remove from oven.
  10. Allow to cool for 30 minutes, then loosen sides of the cake with a spatula.
  11. Remove from pan after 1 hour.
  12. Chill at least 2 hours before serving.
  13. Garnish with fresh strawberry slices.

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