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Granny's Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Philip Jaffe

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 T sugar
6 T butter or margarine (softened)
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4 eggs
1 cup sugar
3 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese (softened)
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp lemon juice
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1/2 pint dairy sour cream
2 T sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine cracker crumbs, sugar, butter and blend well.
2. Assemble spring-form pan; pour crumb mixture into pan; press crumbs onto bottom and up sides to within 1 inch from top.
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3. Beat eggs until light & fluffy; add sugar gradually, beating well after each addition.
4. Add softened cream cheese, vanilla, lemon juice; beat thoroughly.
5. Pour into crumb shell; spread evenly.
6. Bake 30-35 minutes at 375F. Note: Top will not be brown and center may appear slightly underdone at end of baking period.
7. Remove from oven and cool about 1 hour.
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8. Combine sour cream, sugar, vanilla; spread evenly over cake.
9. Bake 15 minutes at 400F. Note: Top will still not be brown.
10. Sprinkle top with nutmeg; cool ; chill.
11. To serve: Unclamp and remove side section. Do not remove flat bottom, but place directly on serving plate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One of my favorite desserts mom made. Very rich, and great with strawberries or blueberries!

 

 

 

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