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Cherry Cheese Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Cherry Cheese Cake, by , is from The Perez Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Megan Perez


1 1/3 cups fine grahm cracker crumbs
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
24oz cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
grated rind of 1/2 an orange
1 21oz can cherry pie filling

Combine crumbs, sugar, butter, and cinnamon
press onto bottom of 9 inch spring form pan
bake 10 minutes at 350
Combine cream cheese and sugar until well blended
Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition
Add vanilla and almond extract and rind
pour over crust
bake at 325 for 50 minutes or until set
Cool then Chill
Top with pie filling and serve




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