A few days ago, two friends and I got into a fight over the merits of cheesecake as an acceptable dessert. They love cheesecake as it is in its natural form: buttery crust; tangy, creamy filling; and possibly a fruity topping. I love cheesecake in its adapted forms: frozen pops, inspired ice creams, even a little no-bake cheesecake bar. As it turns out, we're all right. If you're as much of a fan of cheesecake as we are collectively, you'll be happy to know that today is National Cheesecake Day. In honor of it, here are a few of our favorite cheesecakes. Pin them today, save them for later. Better yet, pin them today, make them today, and then share them on Instagram with us using #cookCL.

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