Key Lime Cheesecake

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This is currently my favorite cheesecake.  I think the subtle lime flavor is cool and refreshing.

KEY LIME CHEESECAKE                                                    serves 12

2 1/4 C. graham cracker crumbs (about 36 squares)

1/3 C. sugar

1/2 C. melted butter


20 oz. cream cheese, softened

3/4 C. sugar

1 C. sour cream

3 Tbs. flour

3 eggs

2/3 C. key lime juice

1 tsp. vanilla

whipped cream and lime slices, for garnish

Mix crust and press into 9 inch springform pan. Bake at 375° for 8 min. Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add sour cream and flour; beat well. Beat in eggs on low speed just until combined. Stir in lime juice and vanilla, just until mixed. Pour into crust. Bake at 325° for 50-55 min. until center is almost set. Cool on rack 1 hour. Chill overnight. Remove sides of pan and garnish with whipped cream, lime zest and or a lime slice.

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