Carol's New York Cheesecake
Carol: Cheesecakes are Uncle Bob's favorite. Aunt Sue was a good cook, she just didn't like to make cheesecakes. So, I made them for home and also at the diner where I was working part time. This one is really simple.
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 cup sugar
3 tbsp melted butter
5 bars of cream cheese, 8 oz each, softened
3 tbsp flour
1 tbsp vanilla extract
8 oz sour cream
Topping of your choice
*Heat oven to 325 degrees.
*Grease 13 x 9 baking dish with margarine.
*Combine graham cracker crumbs with melted butter and press into baking dish.
*Bake for 15 minutes.
* In large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, flour and vanilla until blended.
*Add sour cream and eggs, mixing well after each egg.
*Pour over crust and bake 40 minutes. Let cool and refrigerate.
*Top with your choice of fruit filling and whipped cream.