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A Sweet Treat for Your Valentine: Tonya Kappes’s Gluten-Free Cheesecake Recipe

Hello, my fellow cozy readers and baking enthusiasts!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’ve got something special that will make the day even more delightful. Whether you’re celebrating with a loved one, sharing the love with friends, or treating yourself, there’s nothing like a homemade sweet treat to make the occasion feel extra special. Today, I’m sharing a personal favorite: my Gluten-Free Cheesecake recipe that’s as easy to make as it is delicious!

Tonya Kappes’s Gluten-Free Cheesecake

This creamy, dreamy cheesecake is perfect for satisfying that sweet tooth without the gluten. Here’s the simple recipe straight from my kitchen to yours, guaranteed to bring smiles and sweet moments this Valentine’s Day.

Ingredients & Directions

3 packages (8 oz each) softened cream cheese
1 1/4 cups of sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 eggs

Preheat oven to 325°F.
For the filling, beat cream cheese and sugar on low speed until blended.
Add vanilla extract and eggs, one at a time, mixing well.
Pour into your chosen pan or muffin tins. (Tip: For a crust, try a premade gluten-free option!)
Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes or until puffed and light golden brown.
Turn off the oven, let the cheesecake stand in the oven for 15 minutes with the door open.
Remove and cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.
This recipe yields enough for one full cheesecake and eight mini muffin tin cheesecakes.

Make It Yours
Personalize your cheesecake with toppings like fresh strawberries, chocolate drizzle, or a sprinkle of cinnamon. Get creative and share your version with us!

What’s your favorite Valentine’s Day treat to bake?
Do you have a special touch you add to your cheesecake?
Share a photo of your cheesecake masterpiece!
I’d love to see your creations and hear your stories. Who will you be sharing this cheesecake with? Do you have a Valentine’s Day tradition that includes a special dessert?

Join the Conversation
Comment below, post on your social media with the hashtag #TonyaKappesCheesecake, and let’s spread the love (and cheesecake) this Valentine’s Day!

With Love and Whipped Cream on Top,
Tonya Kappes

P.S. Don’t forget to curl up with one of my cozy mysteries while your cheesecake is cooling. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a day of love, laughter, and deliciousness.

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One Comment on “A Sweet Treat for Your Valentine: Tonya Kappes’s Gluten-Free Cheesecake Recipe

  1. For an easy crust:
    1) 3 or 4 oz. Of each nut – walnut, almonds, pecans or what nut you like.
    2) 1/2 cup brown sugar

    Mix in food processor until feels like wet sand. 4 or 5 min.
    It should clump.

    Put in bottom of pan and press down with something flat.

    My family loves cheesecake! However I have made a few disasters.

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