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    Easy Cheesecake

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    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    Countrywife's Note:

    It's quick to make and easy to remember and forgiving. More sour cream makes it creamier, less is stiffer. I've topped it with nothing, sour cream, pie filling, fresh fruit, even lemon Jello.

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    1. 1
      Cream together cream cheese and sugar.
    2. 2
      Mix in sour cream and then eggs and vanilla until well blended.
    3. 3
      Pour into pie crust.
    4. 4
      Bake 25-30 minutes, or until 2-inch circle in middle jiggles when shook.
    5. 5
      (optional) Spread with sour cream.
    6. 6
    7. 7
      Top with fresh fruit, or canned pie filling, or just eat.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 04, 2013


      This is a quick, satisfying, and tasty little cheesecake fix' and that is why it is so darn appealing. It tastes great as written. I always prefer using 1/4 cup sugar to reduce the calories and cut the sweetness......but then make up for those 'lost' calories by using 3/4 cup sour cream! Besides the vanilla, I also always add just a touch of grated lemon rind (just the yellow) because it makes a world of difference in the flavour. If there's a jar of maraschino cherries left with just a few floating around, I will drain well and rough chop a couple and add them at the very end. Sometimes I will use graham cracker crumbs and margarine and a pinch of sugar to quickly do up my own crust and press it into the pie plate with the flat bottom of a small juice glass. That makes a major difference in the flavour department too. What an easy but decadent treat to scarf up all by yourself.....ummm...errr....well, I mean with neighbours and friends of course....

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    • on July 30, 2007


      My 11 year old son had a craving for cheesecake and I didn't feel like cooking. He made this all by himself and it was gone by the next day. Quick and easy. Thanks!

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    • on May 08, 2007


      I helped my best friend's daughter make this as part of a 5 coure meal for her high school home ec class - turned out great!! A definite keeper! A+

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Cheesecake

    Serving Size: 1 (738 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2565.1
    Calories from Fat 1554
    Total Fat 172.6 g
    Saturated Fat 80.3 g
    Cholesterol 723.0 mg
    Sodium 2238.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 217.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
    Sugars 143.3 g
    Protein 43.3 g

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