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Tie-Dye Cheesecake Recipe

Tie-Dye Your Cheesecake For a Festive Easter Feast

We're giving creamy, tangy cheesecake a festive twist: a tie-dye swirl! Perfect for everything from baby showers (in pretty pastel colors) to game day (in team colors), it's a concept that's meant to be customized to your favorite color palette.

Tie-Dyed Cheesecake

Tie-Dyed Cheesecake

Notes

All ingredients should be at room temperature.

Tie-Dyed Cheesecake

Ingredients

For the crust:
6 ounces graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup granulated sugar
Pinch kosher salt
7 tablespoons butter, browned

For the filling:
3 8-ounce packages cream cheese
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 vanilla bean
5 eggs
Food coloring

Directions

  1. Make the crust: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl, and mix well. Add butter, and combine.
  3. Pat mixture into 9-inch springform pan, pressing firmly into bottom and about 1/2 to 1 inch up the sides of the pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove pan from oven, and allow to cool completely.
  4. Make the filling: In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla bean until fluffy. Add vanilla extract and the eggs 1 at a time, and mix until smooth. Be careful not to overmix.
  5. Separate into 5 bowls, and tint with food coloring: green, blue, purple, pink, and orange.
  6. Pour into springform pan, and swirl with a toothpick or bamboo skewer.
  7. Bake for about 50 minutes, or until the cheesecake is just set in the middle.
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