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Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nan Eaton

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
20 graham crackers, crushed
cup butter, melted
2 tbsp sugar
Pinch salt

Cake:
4 packages cream cheese (8 oz. each), softened to room temperature
1 cup (less 1 tbsp) sugar
6 large eggs, separated
1 tsp vanilla
cup lemon juice
1 tsp almond
pinch salt
1 tsp rum

Topping:
2 cartons sour cream (16 ounce each)
4 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Crust:
Mix well, press on bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes in 350 oven. COOL THOROUGHLY.

Cake:
Add egg yolks to cream cheese, mixing well. Add sugar, lemon juice, salt and flavorings. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Carefully cut whites into cheese/egg mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Bake until top springs back or until cake tester comes out clean (from 35 minutes to an hour). Cool 30 minutes.

Topping:
Spread topping on cooled cake. Bake 10 minutes more. Refrigerate at least six hours before serving. Use regular cherry, dark sweet cherry or blueberry pie filling to garnish as desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When you need something to stun a crowd, this is it! Awesome.

 

 

 

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