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Pineapple Cheesecake: Sweet World #13

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A favorite in my family for over 40 years, this Pineapple Cheesecake is unbelievably delicious!
Ingredients
For crust
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (about 9 crackers)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Melted butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For filling
  Cream cheese 12 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla essence 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For topping
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped pineapple 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained (in syrup)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a zip lock bag, place the crackers, seal it and pound it lightly with rolling pin until nicely crushed.

MAKING
For the crust
3. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the crust and press it in the bottom and sides of a pie shell.
4. Bake the crust in the oven for about 4 to 5 minutes and set aside to cool.
For the filling
5. In a mixer bowl, fitted in to a stand mixer, cream the cream cheese until light and fluffy.
6. Add the eggs, 1 at a time and beat well after each addition, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
7. In the cooled crust, pour the filling, spread well and bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until the filling sets and gets light brown on top.
8. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes.
For the topping
9. In a bowl, put all the ingredients for topping and mix well.
10. Place the topping over the cheesecake, spread and smooth the top and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
11. Remove from the oven and let it cool for about 30 minutes and then cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled.

SERVING
12. Cut in wedges and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Pineapple
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
85 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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