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       Title: Polish Cheesecake
  Categories: Cheese/eggs, Cheesecakes, Polish
       Yield: 10 servings
  
 -----------------------------------CRUST-----------------------------------
       1 x  Shortbread; See Recipe # 23   
 
 ---------------------------------CHEESECAKE---------------------------------
       4 c  Dry Curd Cheese; 2 lbs, *         1/2 ts Salt
   1 1/2 c  Sugar; Granulated                   4 ea Eggs; Large, Lightly Beaten
     1/2 c  Butter; Melted                      1 ts Vanilla Extract
 
 -------------------------------CRUMB TOPPING-------------------------------
       1 c  Unbleached Flour                  1/2 c  Confectioners' Sugar
     1/2 ts Cinnamon; Ground                  1/4 c  Brown Sugar; Packed
     1/4 c  Butter; Melted                      1 tb Unbleached Flour
  
   *    Use either Dry Curd Cottage or Farmer cheese in this recipe.
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   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Place the cottage cheese in a sieve and
   drain.  In a small bowl, mix the flour, salt, and sugar.  Set aside. In a
   large bowl, combine the cottage cheese with the eggs, butter, and vanilla.
   Mix until well blended and smooth.  Add the dry mixture and blend well.
   Pour the mixture into the prepared crust and set the cake aside. Prepare
   the topping by sifting the flour, sugar, and cinnamon together. Add the
   brown sugar and blend well.  Pour the melted butter over the topping mix
   and immediately stir with a fork to form small crumbs. Sprinkle the topping
   mix over the surface of the cake and bake the cake for 50 minutes, or until
   done.  Cool to room temperature and then chill.
  
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