*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Meringue Topped Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  cups          crushed plain vanilla cookies
    2 1/2  tablespoons   sugar
    1 1/2  teaspoons     cinnamon
      1/2  cup           melted butter
                         ---filling---
      1/2  pound         cream cheese
    1      can           sweetened condensed milk
    3                    egg yolks
    1 1/4  tablespoons   grated lemon rind
    4      tablespoons   lemon juice
                         ---meringue topping---
    3                    egg whites
      2/3  cup           sugar
 
  1.  Mix together the crushed cookies, sugar, cinnamon and melted butter.  Firm
 ly press on the bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan.  Chill until ready
  to use.
 
  2.  Soften the cream cheese and beat in the condensed milk, lightly beaten egg
  yolks, lemon rind and lemon juice.
 
  3.  Pour into the prepared crust.
 
  4.  Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks.  Slowly add half the sugar
  and beat until stiff.  Fold in the remaining sugar and spread over the cheese 
 filling.
 
  5.  Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until the meringue is go
 lden brown.  Cool.  Serves 8.
 
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