Creamy Cheesecake

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This cheesecake is creamier than most cheesecakes, and very easy to make. Use grated lemon zest or 1 teaspoon lemon extract for flavoring.

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Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch cake

Ingredients

  • 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust

  • 16 ounces cream cheese

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Beat softened cream cheese slightly. Add eggs, sugar, vanilla, and lemon zest. Beat until light and fluffy. Pour mixture into crust.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until firm, about 25 minutes. Let cheesecake cool then top with cherry or blueberry pie filling, if desired. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

281 Calories
18g Fat
25g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 281
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 224mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 73mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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