Cheese Pie from Grandma Hodge

Crust:  

  • ¼ cup melted butter (not hot)
  • 1 to 1.5 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1Tbsp sugar 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 
  • (press into pie pan)

Filling: 

  • 12. oz cream cheese 
  • 2 eggs, beaten 
  • ¾- cup sugar 
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 
  • ½  tsp fresh lemon juice 
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 

Topping: 

  • 1 cup sour cream 
  • 3 ½ Tbsp sugar 
  • 1 tsp pure extract  
  • ¼ tsp ground clove   
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 

Instructions:

  1. Bake crust only for 5 minutes, let cool then add filing to bake again.  
  2. Beat filling until light and creamy, pour into crust.
  3. Bake @ 350* for 15-20 minutes (when it still looks a little wet and will giggle a little, it’s done).  
  4. Let cool for 5 minutes. 
  5. Pour on the topping & bake for 10 minutes more.
  6. Remove and cool.  
  7. Place in refrigerator for five hours or more.  

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