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Dream Cheesecake Recipe

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

Andrea Benko


1/4 C Butter melted
1 C Crushed Graham Cracker crumbs
6 eggs separated
1t Cream of Tarter
1t vanilla
1 1/2C sugar
19 oz. Cream Cheese
3T Flour
1/2 t salt
1 pint Sour Cream

Butter a 9" spring form pan. Mix melted butter and graham cracker crumbs. Press into pan.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Beat egg whites until foamy and add the cream of tarter. Gradually add three tablespoons of sugar. Beat till stiff.

In another bowl mix the sugar, flour and salt add to mixer with cream cheese and mix until smooth. Beat in egg yolks one at a time, mixing well in between. Add sour cream.

Fold in egg whites.

Pour into spring pan and bake until firm, about 1-1 1/2 hrs. Turn off heat and leave in oven an additional 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a less sweet cake add only 1C Sugar.




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