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Taste of Home's Best Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Janda

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup Honey Maid graham cracker crumbs
⅓ cup margarine or butter, melted
1 cup sugar, divided
3 pkgs. ( 8 oz. each) Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 eggs
1 can (21 oz.) cherry (or other) pie filling

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 if using a silver 8 or 9-inch springform pan (or 325 for a dark nonstick 8 or 9- inch springform pan). Mix graham cracker crumbs, margarine and cup sugar. Press firmly onto bottom and 2 inches up side of pan; set aside. Beat cream cheese and remaining 1 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low speed after each addition until just blended. Pour into crust Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes, or until center is almost set. Remove cheesecake from oven; cool completely. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Loosen cheesecake from rim of pan; remove rim. to cheesecake with pie filling just before serving. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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Submitted by Sarah Janda

 

 

 

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