|Crumbs||2 Cup (32 tbs) (From Basic Honey Cookies)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce, softened|
|Cottage cheese||8 Ounce, creamed|
|Vanilla extract||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided|
|Strawberries||1 Cup (16 tbs), halved|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Strawberries||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Butter bottom and sides of a 9-inch spring-form pan.
In a medium-size bowl, thoroughly mix together cookie crumbs and butter.
Press onto bottom of springform pan to form a crust.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and cottage cheese together until fluffy.
Beat eggs in a small bowl, and then add to cheeses, mixing in until well blended.
Beat in 1/3 cup honey and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
In a blender or food processor, puree halved strawberries.
Beat into cheese mixture.
Turn into prepared pan, and bake on middle shelf of oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Turn oven off, but allow cake to remain in oven for another hour.
Remove cake from oven and cool thoroughly.
In another medium-size bowl, whip cream, 1 tablespoon honey, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla together, until soft peaks form.
Place cream into a pastry bag, and pipe onto cake in the shape of a heart.
Decorate with whole strawberries.