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Cheese Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Cheese Cake, by , is from Our Mother's Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Diane Clement
Added: Saturday, September 2, 2006


1/2 package of graham crackers, crushed
1 stick of butter, melted
2 tablespoons sugar

3 large packages of cream cheese
1 cup sugar
5 eggs

1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 pint sour cream
1/2 cup sugar

For crust:

Mix together the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and the sugar. Press into a 9 by 13 glass baking dish pushing up the sides about 1/2 inch. Bake at 300 degrees or until light brown.

Beat cream cheese. Add eggs 1 at a time until fluffy. Add sugar and beat well. Pour into shell and bake at 300 for 1 hour.

Meanwhile beat sour cream with sugar and vanilla.

Pour over hot cheesecake and bake 5 minutes longer.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my mom's specialty. It was not a holiday without Diane's cheesecake! The sour cream topping makes this cheese cake special. It also tastes great topped with cherry pie filling!!!




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