Fond of cheesecake? Then you'll love both the taste and ease of this cheesecake pie.
1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- For Crust: Combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar with melted butter and press into a lightly buttered 8-inch pie plate.
- For Filling: Beat softened cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually blend in sugar, lemon juice, vanilla and salt. Add eggs, one at a time; beating well after each. Pour into the graham cracker crust.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 325°F (160°C) until the center is set, about 25 to 30 minutes. Cool.
- For Topping: Combine sour cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and vanilla. Spoon onto the cooled pie. Chill at least 2 hours.
Makes 8 servings.