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3/4 C.fine graham cracker crumbs
2 T. butter
2 T. sugar
1 1/2 lbs. cream cheese
1 C. sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla
1 pint sour cream
3 T. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Have butter, cheese and eggs at room temp.
Make crust by combining first three ingredients and press into spring form pan.
For filling, cream cheese well, slowly add sugar, then eggs one at a time, beating well after each, mix in vanilla. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake at 350 for 30-40 or until set. Remove from oven and raise temp. to 500.
Mix sour cream, sugar and vanilla for topping and spread on cake. Return to oven for 5 min.
Cool, then chill. To serve, remove rim of pan and sprinkle cake with toasted slivered blanched almonds , or serve with fresh fruit sauce, strawberry or raspberry.