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key lime cheesecake

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Recipe by
Lee's summit, MO

I found this recipe in an old 2005 cooking magazine...It's a keeper!!

(1 rating)
yield 14 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For key lime cheesecake

  • 3/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3 pkg
    8 oz. each cream cheese
  • 1 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1/3 c
    key lime juice or lime juice
  • 2 tsp
    grated lime peel
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 dash
    green food coloring, optional

How To Make key lime cheesecake

  • 1
    Wrap bottom of a 9 inch springform pan with a double layer of foil; coat pan with non stick spray.
  • 2
    Combine the first 3 ingredients. Press onto the bottom of pan. Bake at 350* for 8-10 min, cool.
  • 3
    In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Combine the sugar and flour, gradually beat into cream cheese.
  • 4
    Add eggs, beat on low speed just until combined. Beat in sour cream, lime juice,peel,vanilla, and food coloring, until combined.
  • 5
    Pour into crust. Place pan in a large baking pan; add 1 inch of hot water to larger pan. Bake at 350* for 40-45 minutes or until center is set. Remove pan from water bath. Cool on wire rack. refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight. Run knife around sides of pan before removing ring... Enjoy!

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