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Cheesecake Supreme #1

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c All purpose flour
  • 3 tb Sugar
  • 1 ts Grated lemon peel
  • 6 tb Butter
  • 1 Slighly beaten egg yolk
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 3 pk (8-oz) cream cheese;
  • -softened
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 tb All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/4 c Milk


3/4 c Sugar
2 tb Cornstarch
1 ds Salt
1/3 c Water
4 c Fresh or frozen unsweetened
-pitted tart red cherries;

To prepare crust, combine the 3/4 cup flour, the 3 tablespoons flour, the 3
tablespoons sugar, and the 1/2 teaspoon of the lemon peel. Cut in butter
till crumbly. Stir in 1 slightly beaten egg yolk and 1/4 teaspoon of the
vanilla. Pat 1/3 of the dough onto the bottom of an 8 or 9 inch spring-
form pan (with sides removed). Bake in a 400F oven for 7 minutes or till
golden. Cool.

Butter the sides of pan; attach to bottom. Pat remaining dough onto sides
of pan to a height of 1 3/4 inches; set aside.

For the filling, in a large mixer bowl beat together the softened cream
cheese, remining lemon peel, and remaining vanilla till fluffy. Stir
together the 1 cup sugar, the 2 tablespoons flour, and the salt; gradually
stir into cream cheese mixture. Add the 2 eggs and 1 egg yolk all at once,
beating at low speed just till combined. Stir in milk. Turn into
crust-lined pan. Bake in a 450F oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 300F;
bake 50 to 55 minutes more or till center appears set and a knife comes out
clean. Cool 15 minutes. Loosen sides of cheesecake from pan with a spatula.
Cool 30 minutes; remove sides of pan. Cool about 2 hours longer. Chill
thoroughly. Top with Cherry Sauce.

Cherry Sauce: In a saucepan combine 3/4 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons
cornstarch, and dash salt. Stir in 1/3 cup water. Stir in 4 cups fresh or
frozen unsweetened pitted tart red cherries, thawed. Cook and stir till
thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes more. Cover. Chill
without stirring. (Or, use one 21 ounce can cherry pie filling instead of

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