1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3 Tablespoons sugar
3 (8ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup strawberry preserves
Directions for the Strawberry Cheesecake with Preserve Topping
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
2. Mix cracker crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
3. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar with electric mixer on medium until blended well. Add eggs one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition until just blended. Add vanilla and cream; mix well.
4. Pour over crust.
5. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until center is almost set. Refrigerate at least 4 hours. Top with preserves just before serving.