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Key Lime Cheesecake

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1 1/4 cup Graham Cracker crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted

Pie Filling

3 8-oz pkgs soft cream cheese
3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs
1/4 cup key lime juice
1 TBS grated lime rind
1 tsp vanilla


2 cups sour cream
3 TBS sugar
1 tsp grated lime rind
1 key lime, thinly sliced (optional)
6-8 fresh strawberries (optional)


  Combine crust ingredients and stir well. Press crumb mixture evenly over bottom and up sides of a 9-inch spring form pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 to 6 minutes. Let cool.

   Beat cream cheese until light and fluffy; gradually add 3/4-cup sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in lime rind, juice and vanilla. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, or until set.



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