Creamy Cheese Pie Recipe
- 10 graham crackers, crushed
- ¼ cup butter, melted
- 4 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
- ¾ cup white sugar
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 cup sour cream
- 3 ½ tablespoons white sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: To Make Crust: In a small bowl, mix together crushed graham crackers and melted butter or margarine. Press mixture into bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan.
step 3: To Make Filling: In a medium mixing bowl whip cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar, then add eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and lemon juice. Mix until smooth. Pour into crust.
step 4: Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until set around edges. Remove and cool 5 minutes.
step 5: To Make Topping: Mix together sour cream, 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread over top of pie and return to oven for 10 minutes. Chill at least 5 hours before serving.