Post by Greeneyegal on Aug 5, 2012 12:10:11 GMT -5
1 3/4 cups Graham Cracker crumbs 5 tablespoons Butter, melted 1 cup + 1 tablespoon Sugar 3 8oz. packages Cream Cheese, softened 1 teaspoons Vanilla 1/2 cup fresh Lime Juice (about 5 limes) or 1/4 cup key lime juice about 3 key limes) 3 Eggs Whipped Cream
Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. Combine crumbs, butter and 1 tablespoon sugar in a bowl. Stir well to to coat all crumbs. Keep it crumbly. 3. Press the crumbs onto the bottom and 1/2 way up the sides of an 8 inch Springform pan. 4. Bake crust for 5 minutes and set aside.
5. In large bowl combine cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla. Mix with electric mixer till smooth. 6. Add the lime juice and eggs and continue to beat till smooth and creamy. 7. Pour filling into crust. 8. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes. If top is turning light brown it’s done. 9. Remove from oven and allow to cool till room temperature. Put into fridge. 10. When chilled, remove the pan sides and cut.