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Snickerdoodle Cheesecake

Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
50 mins
Total time
1 hours 10 mins



  • 2 boxes of Enjoy Life Foods soft-baked snickerdoodle cookies via Vitacost (12 oz total)
  • 6 tbsp dairy-free butter, melted
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar


  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract


  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 bags of mini Enjoy Life Foods soft-baked snickerdoodle cookies or 23 mini cookies via Vitacost


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. I used a 9 inch springform pan, and sprayed it with nonstick baking spray. 
  2. Turn the snickerdoodle cookies into crumbs. 
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the snickerdoodle cookie crumbs, granulated sugar, and butter. 
  4. Lightly press the snickerdoodle cookie crumb mixture into pan so the bottom and sides are completely covered. 
  5. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, and granulated sugar. Mix well. 
  6. Add the eggs and pure vanilla extract to the bowl, and mix well.
  7. Place pan on baking sheet. This protects the bottom of the crust from burning, and makes it easier to move the pan in and out of the oven.
  8. Spoon cream cheese mixture on top of snickerdoodle cookie crust. Smooth the mixture well so it completely covers the crust. 
  9. Bake for about 50 minutes, or until edges are slightly golden and the center no longer wobbles.
  10. Remove snickerdoodle cheesecake from oven. Let cake completely cool. Cover cake, and refrigerate it for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
  11. Release latch from springform pan so sides release. If you're using a regular pan then run a sharp knife around the edges of the cake.
  12. Combine cinnamon and granulated sugar to make cinnamon sugar. Garnish cake with cinnamon sugar and mini snickerdoodle cookies.  
  13. To easily cut the snickerdoodle cheesecake, heat a knife under hot water for a minute and then wipe knife dry. Cut into the cake, and wipe knife clean after each cut. 
Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Enjoy Life Foods cookies from Vitacost
Making gluten-free Snickerdoodle Cheesecake
Making the crust for Snickerdoodle Cheesecake
Snickerdoodle Cheesecake ready for the oven
Gluten-free dairy-free Snickerdoodle Cheesecake
Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Enjoy Life Foods cookies
Ready to eat Snickerdoodle Cheesecake
Eating gluten-free Snickerdoodle Cheesecake
Gluten-free Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Enjoy Life soft-baked cookies
Delicious gluten-free dairy-free Snickerdoodle Cheesecake
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