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Good Old New York Style Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for Good Old New York Style Cheesecake, by , is from Our Favorite Family Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Brian and Kim Piedlow
Added: Wednesday, January 10, 2007


2 cups finely crushed graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
5 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, (room temperature)
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
5 eggs
2 egg yolks
1/3 cup whipping cream

For crust, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter.
Stir until well combined.
Press onto bottom and about 2-1/2 inches up the sides of a 9x3-inch springform pan.
Mix cream cheese, sugar, flour, and vanilla.
Beat with an electric mixer until fluffy.
Add eggs and egg yolks, beating on low speed just until combined.
Stir in whipping cream and lemon peel.
Pour into pan.
Place pan in a shallow baking pan in the oven. (Cooks best in a water bath.)
Bake in a 325 degree F oven about 1-1/2 hours or until center appears nearly set when shaken.
Cool 15 minutes.
Loosen crust from sides of pan.
Cool 30 minutes more; remove sides of pan.
Cool completely.
Chill 4 to 24 hours.
If desired, garnish with fresh berries

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours




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