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Renees Cheese Cake Recipe

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Trudy Lackner


19 ozs. Cream cheese (I usually use only 16 ozs.)
1 tsp. Cream of tartar
1 cup fine graham cracker crumbs
cup melted butter
6 large eggs,separated (room temperature)
3 tbs. flour
tsp. Salt
1 pint sour cream (1 lb.)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cups sugar

Melt butter, add graham cracker crumbs (reserve 1/4 cup for top - optional).

Add cream of tartar to egg whites and beat till fluffy; add 3 tbs. sugar and beat till stiff. In another bowl beat cheese till soft, mix. In 1 sugar, flour and salt; add egg yolks, one at a time. Add sour cream and vanilla. Fold in egg whites and pour into
a 9x3 spring form pan.

Bake at 325 for 1 hours, turn off oven and leave in oven for 30 minutes. Then remove and cool completely.




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