Dom DeLuise's Blueberry Cheese Cake
1 baked 10-inch pie crust
Or prepare crust as follows:
1 small jar Macadamia nuts, crushed
1 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 pound sweet butter, softened
3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
1 cup granulated sugar
4 eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 (8 ounce) package sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (15 ounce) can blueberries
Crust: Crush nuts in blender or with rolling pin between sheets of wax paper. Combine all ingredients; mix well. Press into a 10-inch springform pan. Bake in preheated 400 degree F oven for 10 to 15 minutes.
Filling: Crumble cheese in large mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Beat at high speed with portable mixer until well blended and smooth, about 5 minutes. Pour over crust. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes or until set. Cool 10 minutes.
Topping: Combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Spread over cheese cake and bake 5 minutes at 350 degrees F. Cool. Top with blueberries. Refrigerate.