Original "Philly" Cheesecake

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Bake at 325 degrees F., 10minutes.
  • Combine cream cheese, sugar, juice, peel and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
  • Add egg yolks, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour over crust.
  • Bake at 300 degrees F., 45 minutes.
  • Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
  • Chill.
  • Top with cherry pie filling or fresh fruit, if desired.