Sour Cream Cheesecake

"Joy Of Cooking"




(For 9 inch pan)

Crush or put into a blender:

1 1/2 cups of graham crackers or cookies of your choice

Stir into the crumbs:

1/2 cup sugar

6 tablespoons melted butter

1 teaspoon as a spice of your choice

Press and pat the crust into the pan. Bake until firm in a low oven.

Fresh or frozen fruit can be mixed with more sour cream and poured over the top of each slice. Fruit can also be placed on top of the cake after baking.


~1st Layer of Filling~

2 well beaten eggs

3/4 lbs soft cream cheese

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon lemon juice or vanilla

1/2 teaspoon salt

Cool to room temperature and mix well. Mixing can be done by hand or in a blender/food processor. Pour the mixture into the crust. Heat oven to 425 and bake for 20 mins. Watch so it does not burn.


~2nd Layer of Filling~

1 1/2 cups sour cream

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/8 teaspoon salt

Let cool to room temp. Mix well until smooth. Pour onto the first layer. Cook for 5 mins and then let cool. Refrigerate form 6-12 hrs before serving.