Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. combine chopped nuts, sugar and butter, press onto bottom of 9-inch spring form pan.
  2. Bake at 325F degrees, 10 minutes.
  3. Blend cream cheese, sugar, flour, cinnamon, vanilla, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
  4. Beat in yolks one at a time.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold into cheese mixture.
  6. Pour over nut crust in pan.
  7. Bake at 450F degrees, 10 minutes.
  8. Reduce temperature to 250F degrees, continue baking for 1 hour.
  9. Blend sour cream, sugar, and vanilla.
  10. Remove cheesecake from oven; spread mixture over top; bake 10 minutes longer.
  11. Cool cheesecake thoroughly before removing rim of pan.

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