Creamy Cheese Pie

Creamy Cheese Pie

"This is an old time recipe from a collection of recipes my mother was given when she got married. It's a creamier pie than a New York style and is quite nice in the mornings with coffee. Original recipe by Dorothy Harker."
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servings 451 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 451 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 29.6 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 305 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  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.
  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.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until set around edges. Remove and cool 5 minutes.
  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.


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Thank you. I too, have this receipe from my mother and with several moves I lost it. This is the best Cheese Pie receipe. Very creamy, rich and all of my family wants the last piece. Most ma...

Our family makes this same pie and it's delicious. The other reviewer said it didn't set up....I think this is because the cooking time is off. Our recipe calls for 25 mins baking time, take t...

This was a good recipe, but needs some tweaking. I followed the recipe exactly and baked for the recommended time but the pie never really formed properly. I baked for an additional 5 minutes,...

I had this served to me at a dinner party and the hostess complained it did not set up so I asked her for the recipe because it was so delicious anyway. Then I found this in my recipe box exactl...

Wow- I messed it up and it STILL turned out great! I accidentally added the sour cream to the batter soo... I threw some blueberries on top of the pie crust then added 1/2 the mixture & baked it...

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