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Ingredients:

Crust
  • 8 - graham crackers, 2-x-4-inches each, about 1 cup crushed crumbs
  • 1/4 cups - butter
  • 1 tablespoons - sugar
  • Cake
  • 2 packages - 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cups - sugar
  • 1/4 cups - all-purpose flour
  • 3 - eggs
  • 1 cups - sour cream
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place graham crackers in a large self-sealing plastic bag; crush into fine crumbs.

    Place butter in small bowl and microwave on High for 30-45 seconds or until melted. Add sugar and graham cracker crumbs; mix well.

    Press mixture into bottom of springform pan fitted with flat bottom; bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack.

    Meanwhile, place cream cheese in large mixing bowl. Mix with whisk or beaters until soft and creamy; mix in sugar and flour until well-combined. Add eggs and sour cream; whisk or mix until smooth.

    Pour batter over slightly cooled crust. Bake for 50-55 minutes until center is just set. Remove from oven. Cool 20 minutes on cooling rack. Carefully run sharp knife around edges of cheesecake.

    Allow to cool to room temperature; cover with foil and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled. Release side clamp and remove collar of pan. Top with fresh sliced strawberries or cherry pie filling.

    Brief Description

    Cheesecake with graham cracker crust baked in a springform pan.

    Main Ingredient:

    cream cheese

    Category:  Desserts

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 40 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 5 min

    Source

    Pampered Chef

    Posted By:

    frugalmom

    Posted On:

    February 1, 2018

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