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Classic Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bennie Cook

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 325F.

Combine graham crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.

Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.

Bake 55 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 hours 45 minutes

 

 

 

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