Paula's NY Cheesecake

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Paula's NY Cheesecake

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Difficulty Levels Easy
Preparation Time (in mins) 10
Cook Time (in mins) 60
Servings 8-10
Cost per Serving No
Recipe Type Dessert
Author Paula Deen
Preparation <p>Preheat oven to 350°.</p>

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<p>Crust:</p>

<p>In a medium size bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs with 1/4 cup sugar and 7 tablespoons melted butter. Mix well and place in the bottom and sides of an 8-inch springform cake pan. Make sure to press against the sides and bottom of the pan. Place into oven and bake for 8 minutes. Let cool.</p>

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<p>Filling:</p>

<p>Prepare the filling by beating cream cheese. Mix in 1 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla while beating until well blended. Add in eggs and vanilla and combine. Pour mixture into prepared crust. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate overnight.</p>

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<p>When ready to serve, top with chocolate glaze, cherries, whipped cream and or powdered sugar.</p>

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<p>Chocolate Glaze:</p>

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<p>In a medium saucepan melt 1/4 cup butter over medium-low heat. Add chocolate to the butter. Whisk in 3/4 cup sugar, whipping cream, cocoa powder, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and salt. Whisk until combined. Cook over medium-low heat for 2 minutes while whisking constantly.</p>
Nutrition (per Serving) No

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