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Berry Glazed Cheesecake Recipe

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9 " Spring form pan
preheated oven 350 degrees

2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
In a bowl, combine crumbs, sugar and butter; until well blended. Press onto sides and bottom of pan. Chill while preparing filling.
2 -8 oz pkg cream cheese
2 cups cottage cheese sieved
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
6 egg yolks
1/3 cup flour
5 egg whites
In a bowl, beat together cream cheese and cottage cheese until smooth; add sugar, vanilla and salt. gradually beat in egg yolks. Gradually blend in flour. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form; fold in cheese mixture. Turn into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/4 hours; then turn of heat, open oven door and let cool in oven to room temperature. (It is normal for the cake to sink slightly in the center) Chill before adding Berry Glaze

Berry Glaze
1 pint strawberries
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 t. Lemon juice
2 T. cornstarch
1/4 cup water
Mash 1/2 cup berries; place in saucepan with sugar, 1/2 cup water and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Mix cornstarch with 1/4 cup water and add to fruit mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens; strain and cool. Top cheesecake with remaining; pour sufficient sauce over to glaze. Pass remaining sauce.




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