Blueberry Cheesecake Day! Perfect Timing for Memorial Day!

Blueberry Cheesecake Day May 26 recipe

Cheesecake isn’t just a favorite of the Golden Girls. Kids love it, too–and what better way to celebrate National Blueberry Cheesecake Day–on May 26th–than with a delicious cheesecake topped with blueberries? It’ll be great on Memorial Day, too. Of course, we love adding blueberries to our recipes because they’re full of vitamins and antioxidants. Blueberries are a smart and healthier addition to most recipes. More importantly, they add a tasty flavor that pleases every time.  [photo via allrecipes]

Don’t worry if blueberries aren’t in season. You can easily whip this cake up with frozen blueberries any time of the year. With this great (and lower-calorie) recipe from, you can have your cake and eat it too!

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries, dry pack
  • 1/3 cup blueberry jelly
  1. Combine crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter. Pat mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
  2. Mash cream cheese until soft and creamy. Gradually beat in sour cream, 3/4 cup sugar, vanilla and flour. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  3. Pour mixture into crumb-lined pan. Bake in a preheated 325 degree F (165 degrees C) oven for 1 hour or until firm to the touch.
  4. Cool and then remove cake from pan by loosening edges with a knife.
  5. Place frozen blueberries on top of cake. Melt jelly and spoon over blueberries to glaze.
  6. Chill until ready to serve.

The great thing about this recipe is that you can make it even easier by using a blueberry pie filling. On top of that, you can save time by using a pre-made pie crust. This recipe makes one 9-inch cake, enough for 12 servings.