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Philadelphia Classic Cheesecake Recipe

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1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (9 crackers)
3 tbsp sugar
1/3 cup melted butter

4-8oz pkgs softened cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp vanilla
4 eggs

1 can cherry pie filling

Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press into 13x9 pan. Bake for 10 minutes at 325.
While crust is baking, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs one at a time, mixing on low speed after each egg until just blended. Pour mixture over crust. Continue baking for 40 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely in refrigerator for at least 4 hours. Top with cherry pie filling.




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