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CHEESECAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edna Owen
Added: Thursday, July 20, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
1 12 c graham crackers, crushed
1/4 c powdered sugar
1/4 lb butter
(Save a little to sprinkle on top of cake)



1st Layer:
3 small pkgs cream cheese
1/4 c sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp grated lemon rind



2nd Layer:
1c thick sour cream
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Combine crust ingredients, blend and press into springform pan.

1st Layer: soften cream cheese and beat until smooth. Add sugar, eggs and grated peel, one at a time and beat well after each addition. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Let baked pie cool.

2nd Layer: Mix sour cream, sugar, and vanilla. Spoon over top and sprinkle with crumbs. Bake 5 minutes at 400.

 

 

 

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