8-Inch Cheesecake

Dazzle guests at your next get together with our classic 8-inch Cheesecake. Rich and decadent, this homemade recipe rivals any store-bought dessert and can be prepared right in your NESCO Roaster Oven. After preparing ingredients, simply cover and bake in the cookwell for the perfect creamy texture. Paired with a dollop of whipped creams or berries, you won’t be able to turn down a second slice.

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Grocery Ingredients:


1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg
2 Tbsp butter or margarine


8 oz plus 1 (3 oz) packages cream cheese
2 large eggs
1/3 cup sugar
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat NESCO® Roaster Oven to 375º F. Combine crust ingredients in medium bowl; stir until well blended.
  2. Pat into 8″ springform pan. Set pan on rack in preheated cookwell. Cover and bake 10 minutes. Remove pan from cookwell; set aside. Cover Roaster Oven.
  3. Meanwhile, combine filling ingredients in medium mixing bowl; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Pour filling batter over crust in pan.
  4. Reduce temperature to 350º F. Set pan on rack in hot cookwell. Cover and bake 55 to 60 minutes or until set.
  5. Transfer pan to cooling rack, away from drafts; cover with towel. Let cool 1 hour. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. Serves 6.