D’Alberto Family Cookbook: Aunt Fran’s Cheesecake
1 3/4 cups of graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped (optional)
1/2 tsp of cinnamon
1/2 cup melted butter or margarine.
2 8oz pkgs cream cheese
1 cup of sugar
2 tsp vanilla
3 cups of sour cream
Mix crust ingredients together and press into the bottom of and sides of a 9″ spring form pan. Combine eggs, cheese, sugar, and vanilla, and beat until smooth. Mix in sour cream. Pour into crust and bake at 350 degrees for about an hour. Cool, then chill for at least 2 hours. Serve topped with fruit, if desired.
Rosemary D’Alberto Prock