A delicious baked cherry cheesecake recipe
Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter until well blended. Press mixture into an 8 or 9 inch pie plate.
Combine cottage cheese, sweetener, lemon rind, vanilla extract, egg yolks, evaporated milk and dry milk in a blender and blend for about 1 minute until well mixed.
Transfer to a bowl.In another bowl beat egg whites until they stand in stiff peaks; fold into the cheese mixture.
Pour into your pie crust and bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees F. Let cool before putting the topping. Chill before serving.
In a covered saucepan, cook cherries in beverage until they are tender and liquid is evaporated. Sweeten, add cherry extract, spread over baked cheesecake and return to oven 5 minutes more.