Cheese Cake

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Crust: 2 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers (1 200 gram waxpaper section of Honey Grahams)

1/4 lb. (1/2 cup) butter, melted

2 tsp sugar

Filling: 4 eggs

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tsp vanilla

3/4 cup sugar

2 large (8 oz.) pkgs regular (not spreadable) Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Mix crust ingredients together and line a 9-1/2 dia. spring pan 3/4 of the way up the sides of the pan.

Mix filling ingredients well (I use electric hand mixer) and pour into pan.

Bake at 325 deg for 50 -60 minutes until firm in centre.

Topping: To 1 pint (2 cups) of sour cream, add 3 tbs sugar and 2 tsp vanilla. Mix and spread over baked cheesecake. Sprinkle with cinnamon and bake for 10 minutes in 475 deg. oven. Let cool and refrigerate before serving.

Mary Auerbach

November 1997