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Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Butler
Added: Sunday, May 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted

CHEESECAKE:

24 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 eggs
16 ounces cherry pie filling, chilled

Directions:
Directions:
Combine crumbs, sugar, and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 F, 10 minutes.

Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Bake at 450 F, 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 250 F; continue baking for 30-40 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan.

Chill. Spread cherry pie filling over cheesecake before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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