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Strawberry and Almond Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Melted butter 5 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 11 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dairy sour cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Toasted whole almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole strawberries 4
  Currant jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine crumbs and butter and press into a 9-inch pie pan.
Preheat oven to moderate (350°F.).
Place cream cheese in a large mixing bowl and blend slowly with an electric mixer.
When cream cheese is fairly smooth, add eggs, one at a time, beating mixture well after each addition.
Continue beating on low speed.
Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla.
Pour mixture into prepared crust.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Blend sour cream with 1/4 cup sugar and almonds.
Spread mixture evenly over top of pie.
Turn off oven heat.
Return pie to oven for 4 minutes.
Cool pie briefly, then chill until set.
Before serving garnish top with whole strawberries.
Glaze with currant jelly melted with water and heated to dissolve.
Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 629 Calories from Fat 423

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.6%

Saturated Fat 26 g129.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 194.4 mg64.8%

Sodium 294.8 mg12.3%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g14.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.66 g2.6%

Sugars 39.3 g

Protein 8 g16.7%

Vitamin A 29.9% Vitamin C 9%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 4.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Strawberry And Almond Cheesecake Recipe