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30 November, 2010

Don Chaney’s Cheesecake

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Ingrients & Directions


-CRUST-
6 T Butter, melted 3 T Sugar
1 t Cinnamon 2 C Graham cracker crumbs

FILLING
24 oz Cream cheese, at 3 lg Eggs, at room
-room temperature -temperature
1 C Sugar 1/2 t Vanilla extract

TOPPING
2 C Sour cream 3 T Sugar
1/2 t Vanilla

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix crust ingredients. Press into
springform pan on bottom and sides.

Mix filling ingredients and pour into pan. Make sure all ingredients are
room temperature. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until slightly browned.

Remove cake from oven and increase oven temperature to 500 degrees F. Mix
topping ingredients and gently spread on top of cake. Return cake to 500
degree F. oven for five mins. Remove from oven, cool to room temperature,
and chill overnight. Serve cold.

NOTES:

* Ultimate cheesecake — This recipe is the original creation of a
co-worker, Don Chaney. I consider myself a cheesecake gourmet, and I rate
this recipe as 8.5 out of 10 (However, there are no 10s). The recipe is so
simple, I almost feel guilty serving it.

* Variations: Crush some walnuts into the crust. Pour a can of cherry or
blueberry pie filling over the chilled cake, then chill again. Put about
2-3 T of your favorite liqueur into the cake filling.

: Difficulty: easy to moderate.
: Time: 10 minutes preparation, 40 minutes baking, overnight cooling.
: Precision: measure the ingredients.

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Yields
1 cake

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