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Aunt Franny's Cheesecake

Cuisine: American
Type: Cheese, Eggs, Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups 594g / 20ozCream cheese
1 cup 198g / 7ozGranulated sugar
5   Eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlVanilla
1 1/2 cups 355mlSour cream
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozSugar
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlVanilla
1 1/2 cups 219g / 7.7ozGraham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons 45mlSugar
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozMargarine

Recipe Instructions

CRUST: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 3 tbs sugar, 1/4 cup margarine. Mix and pour in 13x9x2 pan.

FILLING: Cream cheese, add eggs, one at a time; mix thoroughly. Add 1 cup sugar and 1 1/2 tbs vanilla. Pour over graham cracker crust. Bake at 300F for one hour. Cool for 5 minutes.

TOPPING: Mix 1 1/2 pts. sour cream, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 1/2 tsp vanilla together. Pour over baked cheesecake. Bake an additional 5 minutes in oven, set overnight.

Serve cherry pie filling as topping on the side. Cherries might be too rich for some people so this enables anyone who wants them to add them individually.

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