More Great Recipes: Cheesecake


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Serves | Prep Time 60 | Cook Time 70


1 cup sited all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 cup butter
1 slightly beaten egg yolk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
5 8 oz. packages cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 or 5 eggs (1 cup)
2 egg yolks

Make crust:

Combine first 3 ingredients cut in butter till crumbly

add egg yolk and vanilla; mix well

put 1/3 of dough in bottom of 9" spring form pan

bake at 400 about 8 minutes

butter sides of pan; attach to bottom

Make filling:

Let cream cheese stand at room temp to soften - 1 to 1 1/2 hours

beat till creamy

add vanilla and lemon peel

mix sugar, flour, and salt, gradually blend into cheese

add eggs and egg yolks one at a time, beating after each just to blend.

Turn into crust lined pan.

Bake at 450 for 12 minutes; reduce heat to 300; bake 55 minutes or till knife inserted off-center comes out clean.

Remove from oven; cool 1/2 hour; loosen sides of cheesecake from pan.

Cool 1/2 hour more. remove sides from pan.

Cool 2 hours longer...

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A nice traditional New York style cheesecake. Not low in calories or fat. Very good recipe.

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