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Cheesecake ( Deluxe ) Recipe


1 1/2 c Graham cracker crumbs
2 tb Sugar
1/4 c Butter (or marg.); melted
2 tb Butter (or marg.); melted
1 1/2 ts Cinnamon, ground
3 pk Cream cheese;softened,8oz ea
1 c Sugar
3 Eggs
1 ts Vanilla extract; divided
16 oz Sour cream
3 tb Sugar

Combine crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar, butter, and cinnamon in a medium
bowl; mix well. Press into a 10" springform pan; set aside.

Beat cream cheese in a large mixing bowl until soft and creamy.
Gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a
time, beating well after each addition. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon
vanilla. Pour cream cheese mixture into crust; bake at 375 degrees
for 25 to 35 minutes or until cheesecake is set.

Beat sour cream on medium speed of electric mixer for 2 minutes. Add
3 tablespoons sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat 1 minute
longer. Spread over cheesecake.

Bake at 500 degrees for 5 to 8 minutes or until bubbly. Cool; chill 8