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Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Z. Haire
Added: Monday, May 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:
1 1/2 C graham cracker crumbs
5 Tbsp melted butter
1 Tbsp sugar

FILLING:
5 eggs
3 (8 oz) pkgs cream cheese, softened
FILLING (CONT):
1 C sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

TOPPING:
3 C sour cream
1/2 C sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl mix the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar. Press into a 9x13 baking dish.

Put the softened cream cheese into a bowl. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Slowly stir in the sugar and vanilla. Pour cheese mix over crumb mix and bake in a slow oven (300) for 1 hour.

Combine sour cream with sugar and vanilla. Spread topping over cheese mixture and let cake stand for 3 minutes.

Raise oven temperature to 350 and bake cake for 5 minutes.

Chill cake for several hours. Keeps well cut into quarters and stored in freezer.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tried and true Sunset recipe.

Three of these cheesecakes went to John Lee's Senior Ball dinner before the dance. They were a 'roaring hit'. ~Ann

 

 

 

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