Happy National Cheesecake Day!
- Cheesecake is typically made with cream cheese, eggs, and a graham cracker crust.
- It's usually baked, but there is a no-bake recipe as well.
- Believed to originate from the Greek Islands thousands of years ago, dessert lovers have been enjoying them for centuries.
- They are available in a wide variety of rich decadent flavors. Some are plain, topped with fruit or chocolate, and even made into brownies or ice cream. Other flavors are key lime, sweet potato, oreo, pecan turtle, and carrot cake. There are also liquor recipes for adults.
Where to enjoy today
You can get a free slice or discounted prices today at participating cheesecake restaurants in honor of National Cheesecake Day!
Peteet's Famous Cheesecake in Oak Park is offering a chance to win cheesecake for a year.