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Luscious Lemon Cheesecake

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients, stirring well. Firmly press mixture evenly on bottom and 1 inch up sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 5 minutes. Cool.
  3. Beat cream cheese at high speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy; gradually add the 3/4 cup sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in grated lemon rind, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Pour mixture into the prepared crust.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes or until set.
  5. Combine sour cream and 3 tablespoons sugar; stir well. Spread mixture evenly over cheesecake.
  6. Bake at 500 degrees F for 5 minutes.
  7. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours and up to 2 days. Cover tightly, and freeze up to 2 weeks.
  9. To serve, thaw in the refrigerator.
  10. Carefully remove sides of springform pan. Garnish, if desired.

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