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Cheesecake ( Ultimate Strawberry ) Recipe


1 1/4 c Graham Cracker crumbs (fine)
1 lb Cottage Cheese, small curd
16 oz Softened Cream Cheese
1 1/2 c Sugar
4 x Eggs
1/2 c Cornstarch
2 tb Lemon juice
1/2 c Margarine or butter
1 pt Dairy Sour cream

1 tb Cornstarch
1/4 c Water
1/3 c Light Corn Syrup
1/4 c Crushed Strawberries
1 ts Lemon juice
1 ds Red food coloring(if desired

Grease 9" springform pan; sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs, tilting
pan to coat the sides. Into a large bowl, mash cottage cheese through
sieve; add cream cheese. Beat on high setting with electric mixer
until well blended. Beat in sugar, then 2 eggs. Reduce speed to slow.
Beat in cornstarch, lemon juice and vanilla, then margarine or butter
and sour cream until smooth. Pour into prepared pan. Bake in 325 deg
F oven for 70 minutes or until firm around the edge. Turn oven off.
Let cake stand in oven for 2 hours. Take out and chill. Remove side
of pan. If desired, cover with Strawberry glaze. Freezes well.

STRAWBERRY GLAZE Mix cornstarch, water and light corn syrup until
smooth. Add strawberries. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Strain. Stir
in lemon juice and, if desired, a drop of red food coloring. Cool
slightly, then cover top with glaze.