My Sweet ‘n Southern Dessert — Georgia Peach Cheesecake



I am looking forward to attending Blog Life University’s conference when it comes to Atlanta later this July.  There are so many great bloggers speaking that I know I am going to walk away with a burning passion to blog even more!

One thing is for sure, I can’t help but participate in the Sweet ‘n Southern Desserts Recipe Contest!   Dixie Crystals is sponsoring the ultimate Blog Life Conference contest.  All you have to do is create a unique recipe around this year’s theme of Sweet and Southern Desserts….the only rule is to use at least 1 tablespoon of sugar.  Don’t delay because this contest ends at midnight 7/10/16.  All winners will be secretly notified by 7/19/16 so don’t wait to get your conference ticket.  The official Grand Prize winner will be announced during the Dixie Crystal’s Sweet Spa Reception Friday night.

CLICK HERE for the contest rules.

dixie crystal contest


So, as I was thinking what on earth could I make?  Then it dawned on me that I needed to do something with what Georgia and Atlanta are known for-PEACHES!  After all, the Blog Life University conference is being held in Atlanta, the home to hundreds of peach related streets, businesses, etc…  Now that I had the fruit and the Dixie Crystals sugar as two ingredients, I had to think, think, think, think…..

One of my favorite desserts to make it a cheesecake.  So why not make a peach cheesecake.   Seems fitting to the occasion in my opinion!

Georgia Peach Cheesecake


1 package of cream cheese, softened to room temperature

1/2 cup of sour cream

2 teaspoons of Peach whiskey OR vanilla extract, not both

1/2 cup of Dixie Crystals sugar

1/4 cup of brown sugar

2 large or 3 medium firm Georgia peaches, cleaned, pitted, and sliced into wedges (freeze until use and also save scraps to mix with ingredients)

Crust of choice (graham cracker or flaky)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Add all ingredients except peach scraps to a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.

Then add in the scraps of peaches if you choose to do so.

This allows for bits of peaches to be in mixture.

Pour into crust of choice.

Place a pie pan of water on the bottom rack of oven to prevent cracking of the cheesecake.

Bake at 350 for one hour.

Let it cool completely and decorate with the peach wedges.

Cut, serve, and enjoy!

Serving size:  6 to 8

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  1. Inspiring Kitchen says
    Oh wow, that looks fantastic. I love anything with cream cheese and cheesecake is one of my favorites. I would love to try your recipe.
  2. Never had a peach cheesecake before but this looks delicious! Cheesecake is my favorite desert so something for the summer!
  3. Michelle Gwynn Jones says
    This is so funny. I am sitting on my bed waiting for the peach cheesecake I just took out of the oven to cool so I can put it in the fridge.
  4. Amy Jones says
    That looks delicious. I like how its a simple decoration yet it looks so pretty and enticing! Going to try this at home for my hubby
  5. Melanie Smith says
    I love every kind of cheesecake! would try this, It looks delicious and it is really easy to do.
  6. Sarah Bailey says
    Oh my goodness this sounds delicious - now if I had a spoon and if I could just magic so up yum! x
  7. Liz Mays says
    You picked the perfect dessert. My goodness that sounds delectable. I can't wait to enjoy a slice or several.
  8. Catherine says
    Three things I love- Georgia (Such a fun city to visit), peaches and cheesecake!
  9. 200 Saturdays until Paris says
    Cheesecake is my favorite, but I can honestly say, I have never had a peach one! Save me a slice. The conference sounds like it is going to be awesome. I hope you will the contest.
  10. Elizabeth O. says
    Cheesecake will always be on top of my favorite desserts and it's always nice to recipes of it, especially with fruits! I really like this one and I'm definitely keeping it. I think that's a great price for a giveaway, it's an opportunity to meet new people and learn new things.
  11. Ana De Jesus says
    Exactly why the hell not? Peach cheesecake sounds delicious and since cheesecake is my favourite desert I know I would love your version!
  12. First time I've heard of a peach cheesecake. Sounds delicious! Would go perfect with some sweet tea.
  13. Karlaroundtheworld | Karla says
    I can't tell which one's better, the great giveaway vacation or the fact that I can indulge myself in that sweet peach cheesecake anytime I want to. Best to have both I guess!
  14. Kathy says
    That looks really good. I haven't had a peach cake before. I know it's crazy that I haven't tried one yet. This is something I need to make.
  15. Nicole Escat says
    Wow, looks really delicious! I super love peaches so this is a must-have for me!
  16. Alfonzowords says
    I love cheesecake and you've got my vote. ganbatte i hope you win. This recipe looks great
  17. The Trophy WifeStyle says
    Omg can we say yum?!?! This peach cobbler looks amazing!!!! So need to make!
  18. Dhemz says
    that's looks interesting! I would love to try it. I've never had this peach cheesecake before. Thanks for sharing!
  19. annalisanuttall says
    This look delicious- yum! xxx
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  21. momi berlin says
    Wow! This is something i would want to try. Then once used to doing, i could try blueberries instead of peach as it is my son's favorite.
  22. Mary Gardner says
    This looks so delicious. You certainly can't go wrong with cheesecake and peaches. Thanks for sharing!
  23. Tracie Cooper says
    I love cheesecake and peaches! I think this would be perfect for summer parties!

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