---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Lime Cheesecake
  Categories: Cheesecakes, S_living
       Yield: 10 Servings
  
            JUDY VOCELKA   (NFXS18B)
            -CRUST:
   1 1/4 c  Graham Cracker Crumbs
       2 tb Sugar
     1/4 c  Butter; or margarine; melted
 
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       1 ts Lime Rind; grated
      24 oz Cream Cheese; SOFTENED
     3/4 c  Sugar
       3    Eggs
       1 tb Lime rind; grated
     1/4 c  Key Lime Juice
       1 ts Vanilla Extract
       2 c  Sour Cream
       3 tb Sugar
       1    Fresh Strawberries; optional
       1    Lime slices; Optional
  
   Combine crust ingredients and stir well.  Press crumb
   mixture evenly over bottom and up sides of a 9-inch
   springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 to 6
   minutes. Let cool.
    Beat cream cheese until light and fluffy; gradually
   add 3/4 cup sugar; beating well. Add eggs, one at a
   time, beating well after each addition. Stir in lime
   rind, juice and vanilla. Pour mixture into prepared
   pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, or until set.
   Combine sour cream and 3 tablespoons sugar; stir well
   and spread evenly over cheesecake. Bake at 500 degrees
   for 5 minutes. Let cool to room temperature on a wire
   rack; chill at least 8 hours.  To serve, carefully
   remove sides of springform pan. If desired, garnish
   with strawberries and lime slices. Yield: one 9-inch
   cheesecake.
    Recipe from Southern Living advertisement.
  
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