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NY Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rosie Fraine
Added: Sunday, February 18, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:
3/4 cup ground walnuts
3/4 cup crushed graham crackers
3 Tblsp melted butter
1 tsp ground cinnamon

FILLING: 2 lbs cream cheese
1 cup sugar
6 eggs
2 tsp vanilla

TOPPING: 3 c. sour cream
1/2 c sugar
2 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
CRUST: Combine ingredients and press into bottom of lightly buttered 9-10 inch springform pan.

FILLING: Preheat oven to 375. Cream the cheese thoroughly. Add sugar and then add eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla. Beat for several minutes until very smooth. Pour into pan and cook for 40 minutes. Remove and cool for 15 minutes. Raise oven heat to 425

TOPPING: Mix all topping ingredients and pour over cake (after the 15 minute cooling) Bake for 10 minutes at 425. Let stand at room temperature for 5 hours. Refrigerate. Serve with fresh fruit topping of your choice.

 

 

 

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