Source: Fabulous Food Associations

Honey Passover Cheesecake
This is a wonderful Passover dessert.
Rating:
Serves: 6 to 8
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 50 to 55 minutes

 

 
Matzo Meal Tart Shell:
1 cup matzo meal
1/3 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon honey
Filling:
1 pound low-fat cream cheese, softened
2 cups low fat sour cream, divided
2/3 cup honey, divided
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla, divided




Prepare and cool Matzo Meal Tart Shell. Beat cream cheese with 1/2 cup sour cream at low speed until very smooth. Reserve 2 tablespoons honey and gradually beat remaining honey into cream cheese mixture. Beat in eggs, one at a time; add 1 teaspoon vanilla and mix well. Pour into cooled crust. Bake at 350°F 45 minutes or until knife blade inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Raise oven temperature to 425°F. Combine 1-1/2 cups sour cream, reserved 2 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon vanilla; mix well. Carefully spread over top of cheesecake. Bake at 425°F 8 minutes or until the edges pull away from the pan. Cool at room temperature then refrigerate at least 2 hours. Remove sides of pan and, if desired, garnish with sliced kiwifruit and strawberries.



Matzo Meal Tart Shell: Process 1 cup matzo meal in food processor until very fine. Cut 1/3 cup softened butter into meal until mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine 1/3 cup water and 1 tablespoon honey; mix well. Sprinkle over matzo mixture. Mix lightly to form dough; shape into ball. Press dough into bottom of 9-inch springform pan with removable bottom. Bake at 350°F 12 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool completely.