10 Insane Cheesecake Recipes to Try on National Cheesecake Day
Saturday, July 30th marks National Cheesecake Day, so congrats! Now you have an excuse to eat cheesecake all freakin' day!
In honor of this truly special holiday, we looked up some of the most unique cheesecake recipes from around the internet — and we're not talking about traditional cheesecakes. Everyone has had a slice of traditional cheesecake before, but have you tried apples stuffed with cheesecake? Or a cheesecake quesadillas? Probably not.
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Get ready to mark down your favorites, because we've found something for everyone, from cheesecake you can eat for breakfast to cheesecake you sip through a straw:
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Balls
Cheesecake, cookie dough and chocolate, all in one bite-sized ball? It doesn't really get much better than that. Check out the recipe for these cheesecakey treats at Life, Love and Sugar, and just try not to eat seven of them in one sitting.
(Life, Love and Sugar)
If you'd still like to feel somewhat healthy while also indulging in some delicious cheesecake, try these cheesecake stuffed peaches from Chocolate Moosey, which features cinnamon-dipped peaches with cheesecake filling. Get your fruit fix and cheesecake fix in one!
Cheesecake-Stuffed Baked Doughnuts
Everyone loves a Boston cream doughnut, with its refreshing and delicious custard center. But why hasn't anybody made a doughnut with cheesecake in the middle? It sounds like a dream — but not an impossible one, thanks to Tessa at Handle the Heat. Her genius recipe shows us the path to true cheesecake enlightenment.
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Funfetti Cheesecake-Stuffed Crescent Rolls
You seen crescent rolls served with appetizers and meals, but what about dessert? These funfetti cheesecake stuffed crescent rolls from the Chunky Chef are not only delicious, but colorful too! Each buttery crescent is stuffed with cheesecake and topped vanilla glaze, making for a dessert that's sure to impress.
(The Chunky Chef)
Show your red, white and blue pride with these cheesecake-stuffed strawberries. This easy recipe from Dessert Now, Dinner Later is not only patriotic, but delicious as well. Each bite-sized strawberry is filled with rich chessecake and topped with blueberries, making for a mouthwatering combination that'll have you coming back for seconds and thirds.
(Dessert Now, Dinner Later)
Instead of ordering a chicken quesadilla and dipping it in sour cream or guacamole, why not order a cheesecake quesadilla and dip it in strawberries? Kevin of Closet Cooking came up with the sweet idea for cheesecakeadillas, which features cheesecake stuffed between two tortillas and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. (He also drizzes them in strawberry sauce, but you can use other fruits and dipping sauces as well.)
Strawberry Cheesecake-Stuffed French Toast
If you put some cheesecake between two pieces of french toast, that means you can have it for breakfast, right? With this tasty and fun recipe from Just a Taste, you get breakfast and dessert all in one. Yum!
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Cheesecake Stuffed Apples
What do you get when you mix an apple, a cheesecake, and pecans? You get this cheesecake-stuffed apple recipe from Frugal Mom, Eh!, and it's delicious. The freshness of the apple, the sweetness of the cheesecake, the crunch of the pecans … sounds like a cheesecake trifecta, if you ask us.
(Frugal Mom, Eh!)
Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake
Why chew when you can chug? With this Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake recipe from Lynn at Lynn's Kitchen Adventures, it's now possible to drink your cheesecake. So grab a straw instead of a fork, and enjoy.
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Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Pudding Pops
Looking for the best way to enjoy cheesecake in the blistering summer heat? Try this recipe for blueberry lemon cheesecake pudding pops from Our Best Bites. It's as simple as mixing up cheesecake with lemon zest and blueberries, and fitting them in the freezer.
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