Pineapple Cheesecake

2 tablespoon brown sugar
5 tablespoon butter, melted, divided
2 cans pineapple slices in juice, well-drained, 8 ounces each
7 maraschino cherries, well-drained, stemmed
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
3 package Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened, 8 ounces
3/4 cup BREAKSTONE’S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
2 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs

Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 40mins

Step 1

Heat oven to 325ºF.

Mix brown sugar and 2 tablespoons butter in a 9-inch round pan; spread to evenly cover the bottom of the pan. Top with pineapple slices, cutting if necessary to make even layer. Place cherries in the center of the pineapple slices.

Mix graham crumbs, 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, and remaining butter until blended. Press gently into tops of pineapple slices.