---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: ORINGINAL “PHILLY” CHEESECAKE
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Desserts
       Yield: 10 servings
  
            -ELAINE RADIS BGMB90B
 
 -----------------------------------CRUST-----------------------------------
       1 c  Graham cracker crumbs
       3 tb Margarine; melted
 
 ----------------------------------FILLING----------------------------------
      24 oz Cream cheese; softened
     3/4 c  Sugar
       5 tb Lemon juice
   1 1/2 ts Grated lemnon peel
       1 ts Vanilla
       3 lg Eggs; separated
  
   Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
   Bake at 325 degrees F, 10minutes.
   
   Combine cream cheese, sugar, juice, peel and vanilla, mixing at medium
   speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add egg yolks, one at a time,
   mixing well after each addition. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form;
   fold into cream cheese mixture. Pour over crust. Bake at 300 degrees F, 45
   minutes.
   
   Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill. Top
   with cherry pie filling or fresh fruit, if desired.
  
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