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Mom's Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Kleinman
Added: Saturday, March 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pie Crust:
Box of Graham Crackers
1/3 c sugar
1/3 c butter

Filling:
3 large (8 oz) cream cheese
1 c sugar
5 eggs
8 oz sour cream
salt
2 tsp vanilla
2 tbsp lemon juice

Sour cream topping:
16 oz sour cream
3 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Pie crust:
Mix crushed graham crackers, sugar and butter. Put around the bottom and sides of spring form pan. Bake 10 min at 375F (don't brown too much)

Filling:
To cream cheese, beat in sugar slowly. Add eggs one at a time. Add small carton of sour cream. Add a pinch of salt, vanilla and lemon juice. Beat for 30 min then pour into crust. Bake at 350F for 50-60 min. Take out of oven and add topping of choice.

Sour cream topping:
Mix sour cream, sugar, vanilla. Spread over cheese cake then bake at 250F for 5-7 min. Let cool then refrigerate.

Or, can just top with can of Blueberry pie filling and cook for 5-10 min.

 

 

 

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