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Dream Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Fine graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (about 16 large crackers)
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Sugar To Taste
  Cream cheese 19 Ounce
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dairy sour cream 1 Pint
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Have all ingredients at room temperature.
Butter generously a 9-inch spring-form pan.
Mix butter and crumbs well; reserve 1/4 cup and press remainder firmly on bottom of pan.
Add cream of tartar to egg whites and beat until foamy.
Gradually add 3 tablespoons sugar and beat until stiff; set aside.
Beat cheese until soft.
Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, the flour and salt.
Gradually beat into cheese.
Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
Add sour cream and vanilla; mix well.
Fold in egg whites thoroughly and pour mixture into prepared pan.
Sprinkle with reserved 1/4 cup crumbs.
Bake in preheated slow oven (325°F.) for 1 1/4 hours, or until firm.
Turn off heat, open oven door and leave cake in oven for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and let stand on cake rack away from drafts until cool.
Chill. (Cake will shrink some as it cools.)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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