1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons butter, room temperature
24 ounces cream cheese
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 275' F.
Make the Crust: Stir all ingredients with fork and press into 8-inch springform pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
Make the filling: Allow the cream cheese and eggs to sit out for about 1 hour before mixing. Mix the cream cheese and sugar in a mixer on low speed. Add the eggs 1 at a time; then add the vanilla.
*Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake at 275' F for 90 minutes. Turn the oven off but do not open the oven door for 3 hours. Refrigerate for 8 hours before removing from the pan. Top with desired fruit topping.
Friday, December 21, 2007