Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Cream Cheese Pie


1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs ( you can make the

 crumbs in a food processor or buy them in the


3 tablespoons Sugar

1/3 cup melted butter


16 ounces (2 blocks) softened cream cheese

1 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 tablespoon lemon juice

2 eggs


Mix the graham cracker crumbs which are crushed

with sugar and melted better and mix well. Press the

crumbs into a 9 inch pie plate. Chill in the fridge 

before adding the filling.

easy way to do the crust is to buy one in the grocery 


Mix the cream cheese,vanilla, sugar and lemon juice

in a large bowl and mix well. Add eggs one at a time

and thoroughly combine. You want to mix until the 

mixture is thick and smooth. Mix for about 4-5 


Pour the mixture into the cooled shell.

Bake in a preheated 450 degree oven for 10 minutes

Reduce the temp to 200 degrees and bake for an 

additional 45 minutes.

If you want a sour cream topping add 1 cup sour 

cream, 2 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla to 

a small bowl and mix well. Spread over the pie

and put back in the oven for about 2 minutes.

Take out of the oven and allow to cook and then add 

to the refrigerator.

recipe is from one of my local community 


Our Favorite Recipes

United Methodist Church


Southampton, New York

Grace Aufiero

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