Thursday, April 18, 2013

Classic Cheesecake

Classic Cheesecake
"From Our Home to Yours"
Ozark First Church of the Nazarene"
1 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs
3 Tablespoons Sugar
3 Tablespoons Butter or Margarine, melted
5 (8 oz) Packages Cream Cheese, softened
4 Eggs
1 Cup Sugar
3 Tablespoons Flour
1 Tablespoon Vanilla
1 cup Sour Cream
Preheat oven to 325 F. (300 F if using dark, non-stick pan)
Combine Graham Cracker crumbs, 3 tablespoons Sugar and butter. Press firmly onto bottom of 9 inch spring form pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
Mix Cream Cheese, 1 cup Sugar, flour and Vanilla with electric mixer or medium until well blended. Add Sour Cream, mix in well. Add eggs, 1 at time, mixing on low after each addition until just blended. (Over-stirring can cause top of cheesecake to crack) Pour over crust.
Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until center is almost set (do not open oven door) Loosen cake from sides of pan with a knife, but do not unlatch pan side for 1 hour. Cool before removing side of pan an chill at least 4 hours before cutting. Can chill over night before cutting.

Billie C.
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