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My Mother's Cheesecake

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The creamiest, greatest cheesecake!

1 graham cracker crust in a 9” pie pan.
Pre-heat oven to 375º

Filling:
24 oz cream cheese
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sugar
1 tsp lemon rind

Cream the cream cheese in cuisinart or with an electric mixer.  Add everything else and beat until creamy.   

Pour into pieshell and bake in 375º oven for 35 minutes.

Remove from oven.

Topping:
2 cups sour cream
¼ cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Cream together and spread on top of hot pie, gently, evenly, and carefully.  Bake another 10 minutes. 

Cool and refrigerate for four hours or overnight. 

 

Amy Ephron 

 

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