Ginger Streusel-Topped Cheesecake

Ginger Streusel-Topped CheesecakeRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner
This easy dressed-up cheesecake is topped with big chunks of crunchy gingersnap streusel. Scoop it warm from the oven into dessert bowls.


Serves 8

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


1 cup gingersnaps, coarsely crushed
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
Optional: 1 T. crystallized ginger. finely chopped
1 (30-oz.) frozen New York-style cheesecake


Combine first 5 ingredients, mixing well with a spoon. Sprinkle streusel over top of frozen cheesecake. Bake at 425° for 16 to 19 minutes, or until streusel is golden. Scoop warm cheesecake into serving bowls.