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                         Brownie Bottom Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : <arlenes@holly.ColoState.EDU>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         BROWNIE BOTTOM
    8      tb            Butter or margarine,1 stick
    4      oz            Unsweetened baking chocolate
    1 1/2  c             Sugar
    2                    Eggs
      1/4  c             Milk
    1      ts            Vanilla
    1      c             Flour
      1/2  ts            Salt
                         FOR THE TOPPING
   24      oz            Cream cheese,softened
      3/4  c             Sugar
    1      ts            Vanilla
    3                    Eggs
      1/2  c             Sour cream
 
     Heat oven to 325 deg. Lightly grease and flour a 9 springform pan.Set
   aside.
     Prepare the cake: Melt butter and chocolate in 3 qt. heavy saucepan over
   low heat,stirring constantly; remove from heat and cool mixture to
   lukewarm.
     Add sugar and eggs,one at a time,mixing well after each addition.Blend in
   milk and vanilla.Stir in combined flour and salt,mixing just until blended.
     Spoon into prepared springform pan,spreading evenly.Bake 25 minutes.
     Remove cake from oven while you prepare the topping.
     Prepare the topping: Beat cream cheese and vanilla at medium speed with
   electric mixer until well blended.Add eggs,one at a time,mixing well after
   each addition.Blend in the sour cream;pour over brownie bottom (filling
   will almost come to top of pan).Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until center is
   almost set.
     Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake;cool before
   removing rim of pan.Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.Let cake stand 30
   minutes at room temperature before serving.Makes 12 servings...
 
                    
 
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