Creamy Cheese Pie

Creamy Cheese Pie This is an old time recipe from a collection of recipes my mother was given when she got married. It’s a creamier pie than a New York style and is quite nice in the mornings with coffee. Original recipe by Dorothy Harker.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

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    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 1 – 9 inch pie

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • To Make Crust: In a small bowl, mix together crushed graham crackers and melted butter or margarine. Press mixture into bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan.

  • To Make Filling: In a medium mixing bowl whip cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar, then add eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and lemon juice. Mix until smooth. Pour into crust.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until set around edges. Remove and cool 5 minutes.

  • To Make Topping: Mix together sour cream, 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread over top of pie and return to oven for 10 minutes. Chill at least 5 hours before serving.

Per Serving: 451 calories; protein 7g; carbohydrates 40.3g; fat 29.6g; cholesterol 121.2mg; sodium 305.4mg.