Food

Cream Cheese Pie

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This cream cheese pie recipe is from my husband’s grandmother.  She makes this for many special occasions.  I am fortunate enough to have a slice every time I visited.  It’s so yummy, and feels lighter than cheesecake.  This tastes great with a berry syrup topping, or just fresh berries.  Now that I’m a part of their family, I got the secret recipe.  This is one of the easiest desserts you can make (and the fastest)!  I’ve researched other cream cheese pie recipes.  But honestly, I think this recipe beats all other recipes out there in taste and ease of preparation.

Servings: 8

Ingredients
Graham Cracker Crust
– 10 graham crackers
– 1/3 cup sugar
– 5 tbs butter, melted

Cream Cheese Filling
– 
8 oz cream cheese
– 1 egg
– 2 cups sour cream
– 1/2 cup sugar
– 1 tsp vanilla extract

Method
For the crust
1. Place the graham crackers in a food processer and process until you get coarse crumbs.  You can also achieve this using a rolling pin.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter.
3. Press the mixture into a pie pan.

Cream Cheese Filling
1. Preheat oven to 375°F.  In a large bowl, cream together cream cheese, egg, and sour cream until well-combined and smooth.  Mix in sugar and vanilla extract
2. Pour into prepared graham cracker crust.  Bake for 20 minutes.
3. Wait for the pie to come to room temperature.  Keep in the refrigerator until cold and firm.

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