Cheese Cake (Amy's recipe)
- 1 3/4 c graham cracker crumbs
- 1/3 c margarine or butter melted
- 1 c & 1/4 c sugar divided
- 3 pkg cream cheese
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 3 eggs
- 1 c sour cream
- strawberries to top
Preheat to 350 or 325 if oven runs hotter than norm.
Mix graham cracker crumbs, butter and 1/4 c sugar. Press into spring form pan.
BEAT cream cheese, 1 c sugar and vanilla on high until well blended. Add eggs 1 at a time at low speed until just blended. Add sour cream until just blended.
Bake 1 hour to 1 hr 10 min. Turn off oven and open door to let sit for 1 hour. Remove from oven and cool completely. Chill in frig for 8 hours.
TIPS: Let all ingredients sit out to room temp. Do not scrape the bowl once the eggs are added.