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Cheese Cake (Grandma Mescher's) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dottie Lautermilch
Added: Thursday, January 29, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large packages (12 oz) Philadelphia cream cheese
C granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
"dash" of salt (1/8 tsp or less)
graham cracker crust

Topping:
1 1/2 T granulated sugar
8 oz sour cream

Directions:
Directions:
Cream Philadelphia cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well.
Add vanilla and salt, stir in until well mixed.
Pour into graham cracker crust
Bake at 350 for 20 min until firm in center.

While baking, mix topping ingredients and let stand.

After cheese cake has cooled for 5 minutes, spread topping mix on top.
Refrigerate and serve chilled.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Might as well double the recipe, it won't last long!

 

 

 

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