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Classic Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teresa Lanum
Added: Friday, September 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/2 cups HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs

Directions:
Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 325F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 300F if using a dark nonstick springform pan). Mix crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan.

BEAT cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust.

BAKE 55 minutes or until center is almost set. Loosen cake from side of pan; cool before removing side of pan. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can serve with strawberries or cherries if desired.

 

 

 

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