Rating: 4.5 stars
307 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 221
  • 4 star values: 64
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 3

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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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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

  • 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

281 calories; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 25.1g; fat 18.4g; cholesterol 72.6mg; sodium 223.5mg. Full Nutrition
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