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                CLASSIC CHEESECAKE WITH CINNAMON CRUMB CRUST
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CINNAMON CRUMB CRUST-----
    1 1/2   c            Graham cracker crumbs, about
      1/4   c            Sugar
    1       t            Ground cinnamon
                         Butter -- melted
                         -----FILLING-----
    2                    Eggs
      1/2   c            Sugar
   16       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       t            Grand Marnier
                         -----SOUR CREAM TOPPING-----
    2       c            Sour cream
    6       tb           Sugar
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       t            Grand Marnier
 
   Place crumbs in mixing bowl and add 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon, then stir
   in 1/3 cup butter. More butter, up to 3/4 cup, may be added if needed.
   Butter an 8-inch springform pan on bottom and sides. Sprinkle thin layer of
   crumbs on bottom of pan and press down with metal 1/4-cup measure. Pat
   crumbs on sides and press into position with side of measuring cup. Work
   around sides with fingers to make crumbs of even height. Any remaining
   crumbs may be added to bottom crust. Bake crust at 350F 5 minutes.
   
   To make filling, beat eggs until light, then add 1/2 cup sugar and beat 5
   minutes. Add cream cheese and 1 teaspoon each vanilla and Grand Marnier and
   mix well. Turn into Crumb Crust and bake at 375F 20 minutes. Cool 15
   minutes.
   
   To make topping, blend sour cream, 6 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon each
   vanilla and Grand Marnier well, then pour over filling and bake at 475F 5
   minutes. Cool cake then chill overnight before serving.
  
 
 
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