from: Crystal Farms
Product: Cream Cheese
BOB RECIPE: Classic Creamy Cheesecake
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Chilling time: 4 hours
1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
4 (8 oz) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
sliced fresh strawberries combines with purchased strawberry glaze or canned fruit pie filling, such as cherry, blueberry or raspberry
Heat oven to 300 F. Spray 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray.
In medium bowl, combine all crust ingredients; blend well. Press firmly on bottom of prepared springform pan.
In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese at low speed just until smooth, about 30 seconds. Scrape bowl. Add sugar; beat at low speed just until blended, about 30 seconds. Scrape bowl. Add lemon juice, vanilla and one egg; beat at low speed just until egg is blended. Scrape bowl. Add remaining eggs, one at a time, beating only until just blended, scraping the bowl after each addition.
Pour filling into pan over crust. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 20 minutes until firm except for the very center. Cool completely on wire rack. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours. Serve with sliced fresh strawberries and strawberry glaze or canned fruit filling. Serves 12