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Great Grandma Rush's Cheesecake recipe. This recipe includes making the graham cracker crust, and the two layer cheesecake. I use 1-gallon ziplock and my rolling pin to crush the graham crackers. I also use real lemon for the lemon juice. This recipe was designed for a springform pan, if using glass pie plates this usually can be made into two cakes. Servings vary based on how large you cut the slices.
- Graham Cracker Crust - Mix crushed graham crackers and 1/2 C sugar. Add melted butter and mix. Press graham cracker mix into springform pan (or glass pie plate). Bake for 9 min @ 350 deg.
- First Layer - Blend cream cheese, 1 C sugar, eggs, and lemon juice until smooth (about 2-3 min). Pour over baked crust. Bake 25-29 min @ 350 deg.
- Second Layer - Stir sour cream, 4-5 tbls sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Pour over cake. Bake 5 min @ 350 deg.
- Finish - Let cake set overnight in refrigerator.