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Heavenly Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for Heavenly Cheesecake, by , is from The Knight Family Cookbook by Kim, Kelly, Kerry, Kristy and Kirby, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kirby Knight
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009


1 c. fine graham cracker crumbs
c. finely chopped walnuts
tsp. cinnamon
c. butter, melted

3 well-beaten eggs
2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese (softened)
1 c. sugar
tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
tsp. almond extract
3 c. dairy sour cream

2 kiwi fruit
Strawberry Topping

Preheat oven to 375.

Thoroughly mix ingredients for crust. Press on bottom and sides of 9 " spring form pan (sides about 1 high). Combine eggs, cream cheese, sugar, salt, vanilla and almond extract; beat until smooth. Blend in sour cream. Pour into crumb crust. Bake 35-40 minutes. Cool. Chill 4-5 hours in refrigerator.

Cross cut kiwis into 1/8 discs and place around perimeter of cake. Place strawberry topping on top in center of cake.




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