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Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynnette Wenstad
Added: Monday, June 18, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
crust

1/3 c powdered sugar
1 c graham cracker crumbs
1/4 pound butter

filling

1 c sugar
3 (8 0z) packages cream cheese
3 generous tsps vanilla
4 eggs

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Directions:
Directions:
To make crust, melt butter and add to graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Line bottom of springform pan, packing firmly.

To make filling, mix filling ingredients well and pour in springform pan and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for about 50 minutes. Do not turn off oven. Remove cheesecake and top with one pint sour cream and return to oven for another five minutes. Let cake cool. Top with one can pie filling. (blueberry, cherry, or strawberry. Chill overnight.

 

 

 

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