Welcome to my recipe blog! I started it when my brother, Mark, moved away and was in need of some recipes....or so I thought.... The goal is to post recipes that can be made quickly, easily, and inexpensively. If you have something to contribute, please let me know and I will be glad to add it!!

Saturday, February 23, 2008

New York Style Cheesecake

New York Style Cheesecake

1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
¼ Cup Sugar
1 Tsp grated lemon rinds
¼ Cup Butter
1 Egg Yolk
½ Tsp Vanilla

Cream Cheese Filling
5 (8oz) pkg. Cream Cheese
1 ¾ Cups Sugar
3 T flour
2 Tsp grated lemon rinds
2 Tsp Vanilla
5 Eggs
2 Egg Yolks
¼ Cup Whipping Cream
Stir together flour, sugar, and peel. blend in butter, egg yolk and vanilla with fork till dough holds together. Press 1 cup of mixture onto bottom of 9x13 inch spring form pan. Bake at 400o for 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool then press remaining dough up sides of pan. In mixer beat together cream cheese, flour, peel and vanilla on med high speed till light and fluffy. Add eggs and yolks and beat well after each egg. Blend in cream. Pour into ready spring form pan. Bake 10 minutes at 500o. reduce heat to 250o and bake for 50 to 60 minutes till a knife inserted in center comes out clean when cooled top with sour cream mixed with sugar.

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