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Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jimmy/Melissa Lambert
Added: Saturday, April 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C graham cracker crumbs
1/2 C butter, melted
2 T sugar
4 (8 oz) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 3/4 C sugar
7 large eggs
3 (8 oz) containers sour cream
1 T vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 3 ingredients; stir well. Press firmly into bottom and up sides of a lightly greased 9" springform pan. Chill thoroughly.

Beat cream cheese at high speed until fluffy. Gradually add 1 3/4 C sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add sour cream and vanilla; beat at low speed until smooth. Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 300 for 1 hour and 25 min. Turn off oven and leave cheesecake in oven for 4 hours. (Do not open oven door).

Remove cheesecake from oven and cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and chill 8 hours. Gently run a knife around edge of cheesecake to release sides of pan; carefully remove pan; transfer cheesecake to a serving platter.

 

 

 

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